oxyuriasis

[ok-see-yoo-rahy-uh-sis]

noun Pathology.

human infection with pinworms.

Nearby words

  1. oxytetracycline,
  2. oxytocia,
  3. oxytocic,
  4. oxytocin,
  5. oxytone,
  6. oxyuricide,
  7. oxyuridae,
  8. oxyuris,
  9. oy,
  10. oyama

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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Medicine definitions for oxyuriasis

oxyuriasis

[ŏk′sē-yu-rīə-sĭs]

n.

Infestation with parasitic nematodes of the family Oxyuridae.

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