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oxyuriasis

[ok-see-yoo-rahy-uh-sis] /ˌɒk si yʊˈraɪ ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
human infection with pinworms.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Neo-Latin Oxyur(is) genus name of pinworms (equivalent to oxy- oxy-1 + Greek our(á) tail + Neo-Latin -is noun ending) + -iasis
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oxyuriases in Medicine

oxyuriasis ox·y·u·ri·a·sis (ŏk'sē-yu-rī'ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with parasitic nematodes of the family Oxyuridae.

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