oxyuriasis


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oxyuriasis

 [ok″se-u-ri´ah-sis]
1. infection with oxyurids such as Enterobius vermicularis.

oxyuriasis

/oxy·uri·a·sis/ (-ūr-i´ah-sis)
1. infection with an oxyurid such as Enterobius vermicularis.

oxyuriasis

(ŏk′sē-yo͝o-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with pinworms.

oxyuriasis

ox·y·ur·i·a·sis

(ok'sē-yūr-ī'ă-sis)
Infection with nematode parasites of the genus Oxyuris.

oxyuriasis

THREADWORM infection.

oxyuriasis

the disease caused by infestation with oxyuris nematodes. Manifested by intense irritation of the perianal region causing rubbing and biting at the tail.
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Tail-rubbing caused by Oxyuris equi infestation. By permission from Pascoe R, Knottenbelt DC, Manual of Equine Dermatology, Saunders, 1999