n. infestation of pinworms (type of intestinal parasite)

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  • Enterobiasis (pinworm infection) — An infection caused by a small, white intestinal worm: the pinworm or, more formally, Enterobius vermicularis. The pinworm is about the length of a staple and lives for the most part within the rectum of humans. While an infected person is asleep …   Medical dictionary

  • enterobiasis — noun (plural enterobiases) Etymology: New Latin, from Enterobius, genus name (from Greek enter + bios mode of life) + iasis Date: circa 1927 infestation with or disease caused by pinworms (genus Enterobius, especially E. vermicularis) that occurs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enterobiasis — /en teuh roh buy euh sis/, n. Pathol. infestation with pinworms. [1925 30; < NL, equiv. to enterob(ius) an intestinal worm (ENTERO + Gk bíos life) + iasis IASIS] * * * …   Universalium

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