Oxyuridae


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Ox·y·u·ri·dae

(ok'sē-yū'ri-dē),
A family of parasitic nematodes (superfamily Oxyuroidea) found in the large intestine or cecum of vertebrates and the intestine of invertebrates, especially insects and millipedes; it includes the genera Aspiculurus, Enterobius, Oxyuris, Passalurus, Syphacia, and Thelandros.

Ox·y·u·ri·dae

(ok'sē-yū'ri-dē)
A family of parasitic nematodes found in the large intestine or cecum of vertebrates and the intestine of invertebrates, especially insects and millipedes.