- infestation with pinworms.
Origin of enterobiasis
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- a disease, common in children, caused by infestation of the large intestine with nematodes of the genus Enterobius, esp the pinworm (E . vermicularis)
- Infestation of the intestine with the common pinworm Enterobius vermicularis.
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