enterobiasis

enterobiasis

[en-tuh-roh-bahy-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
infestation with pinworms.

Origin:
1925–30; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to enterob(ius) an intestinal worm (entero- + Greek bíos life) + -iasis -iasis

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enterobiasis (ˌɛntərəʊˈbaɪəsɪs)
 
n
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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enterobiasis en·ter·o·bi·a·sis (ěn'tə-rō-bī'ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation of the intestine with the common pinworm Enterobius vermicularis.

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