Oxyuroidea


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Oxyuroidea

 [ok″se-u″roi-de´ah]
the oxyurids or pinworms, a superfamily of small nematodes; they are usually parasitic in the cecum and colon of vertebrates, but may infect invertebrates.

Oxyuroidea

/Oxy·uroi·dea/ (-ūr″oi-de´ah) a superfamily of small nematodes—the pinworms, seatworms, or threadworms—parasitic in the cecum and colon of vertebrates and sometimes infecting invertebrates.

Oxyuroidea

(ŏk″sē-ū″roy-dē′ă)
A superfamily of nematodes that includes the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis.