enterobiasis

[ en-tuh-roh-bahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌɛn tə roʊˈbaɪ ə sɪs /

noun Pathology.

infestation with pinworms.

Origin of enterobiasis

1925–30; < New Latin, equivalent to enterob(ius) an intestinal worm (entero- + Greek bíos life) + -iasis -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for enterobiasis

enterobiasis

/ (ˌɛntərəʊˈbaɪəsɪs) /

noun

a disease, common in children, caused by infestation of the large intestine with nematodes of the genus Enterobius, esp the pinworm (E . vermicularis)
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Medicine definitions for enterobiasis

enterobiasis

[ ĕn′tə-rō-bīə-sĭs ]

n.

Infestation of the intestine with the common pinworm Enterobius vermicularis.
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