Oxyuris

Oxyuris

(ok'sē-yū'ris),
A genus of nematodes commonly called seatworms or pinworms (although the pinworm of humans is the closely related form, Enterobius vermicularis). Oxyuris equi, the horse pinworm, is a common parasite of horses in all parts of the world, inhabiting the large intestine.
[G. oxys, sharp, + oura, tail]

Oxyuris

/Oxy·uris/ (-ūr´is) a genus of intestinal nematodes (superfamily Oxyuroidea).

Ox·y·u·ris

(ok'sē-yū'ris)
A genus of nematodes commonly called seatworms or pinworms (although the pinworm of humans is the closely related form, Enterobius vermicularis).
[G. oxys, sharp, + oura, tail]

Oxyuris

a genus of nematodes in the family Oxyuridae. Occupants of the large intestine; the females have long, tapering tails. Includes O. equi (horse), O. karamoja (rhinoceros), O. poculum (horse), O. tenuicorda (Burchell's zebra—Equus burchelli).
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Pathology of oxyuris with special reference to granuloma due to presence of Oxyuris vermicularis and its ova in tissues.
En cuanto a helmintos no Strongylidae, Oxyuris equi se presento en 14,28% de las muestras y Parascaris equorum en 11,42% (TABLA III).
Prevalencia No animales (%) parasitados Oxyuris equi 14,28 5 Parascaris equorum 11,42 4 TABLA IV SUBFAMILIAS Y ESPECIES DE NEMATODOS STRONGYLIDAE ENCONTRADAS EN PROPORCION (%) DEL TOTAL DE LARVAS EN COPROCULTIVOS/ SUBFAMILYS AND SPECIES OF STRONGYLIDAE NEMATODES FOUND IN PROPOTION (%) FROM THE TOTAL LARVAE IN CULTURES.
El genero Probstmayria fue descrito por Probstmayr (1865) bajo el nombre de Oxyuris vivipara encontrado en ciegos de caballos domesticos.
Pathology of oxyuriasis, with special reference to granulomas due to presence of Oxyuris vermicularis (Enterobius vermicularis) and its ova in the tissues.
A rather large one, the females of which can be up to 63 millimeters long, is Oxyuris equi.
Similar mean intensity of Oxyuris was found in all the size ranges in which they occurred (Fig.
Enterobius vermicularis, the human pinworm; Oxyuris equi, the common horse pinworm; Skrjabinema ovis, the sheep and goat pinworm.
Pathology of oxyuriasis; with special reference to granulomas due to the presence of Oxyuris vermicularis (Enterobius vermicularis) and its ova in the tissues.
Notes: Specimens deposited at the USNPC were determined as Oxyuris curvula Rudolphi, 1803.