Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Infestation of the intestine with pinworms.

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  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Enterobius, pinworm genus (entero– + Greek bios, life; see bio–) + –iasis.]

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  • United States, and cause the infection enterobiasis in humans.

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  • Fear not, those with enterobiasis: the pinworms "just want to be left alone to live inside your colon ...

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  • Fear not, those with enterobiasis: the pinworms "just want to be left alone to live inside your colon ...

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