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oxyuriasis

[ok-see-yoo-rahy-uh-sis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. human infection with pinworms.

Origin of oxyuriasis

1905–10; < New Latin Oxyur(is) genus name of pinworms (equivalent to oxy- oxy-1 + Greek our(á) tail + New Latin -is noun ending) + -iasis
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oxyuriasis in Medicine

oxyuriasis

(ŏk′sē-yu-rīə-sĭs)
n.
  1. Infestation with parasitic nematodes of the family Oxyuridae.
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