Definition of Enterobius

1. Noun. Pinworms.

Exact synonyms: Genus Enterobius
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Family Oxyuridae, Oxyuridae
Member holonyms: Enterobius Vermicularis, Pinworm, Threadworm



Medical Definition of Enterobius

1. A genus of intestinal nematode worms which includes the pinworm or threadworm enterobius vermicularis. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enterobius

entero-
enteroanastomosis
enteroanthelone
enteroapocleisis
enterobacter cloacae
enterobacteria
enterobacteriaceae infections
enterobacterial
enterobacteriologist
enterobacterium
enterobactin
enterobactin synthetase
enterobiases
enterobiasis
enterobiasis enterobius vermicularis
enterobius
enterobrosis
enterocele
enteroceles
enterocentesis
enteroceptor
enterochelin
enterocholecystostomy
enterocholecystotomy
enterochromaffin
enterochromaffin-like cells
enterochromaffin cells
enterocleisis
enteroclysis
enterococcaemia

Literary usage of Enterobius

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"Baird in 18531 published a manuscript name of Leach's Enterobius vermicularis. The species has been generally called Oxyuris vermicularis until Stiles in ..."

2. Diagnosis of Protozoa and Worms Parasitic in Man by Robert William Hegner, William Walter Cort (1921)
"Adult female of Enterobius vermicularis (Oxyuris vermicularis). From Leuckart. Letters used: a, anus; es, esophagus; i, intestine; ov, ovary; u, uterus; v, ..."

3. Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions by Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw (1983)
"... Trie/juris trichiura, hookworm, Enterobius vermicularis, Giardia lamblia, Escherichia coli, Entamoeba histolytica). All were asymptomatic, and ova ..."

4. Catalogue of the Species of Entozoa, Or Intestinal Worms by William Baird (1853)
"Enterobius vermicularis, Leach, MSS. in Mus. Brit.I b. Intestines of Man. Prom the collection of Dr. Leach. P. 15, sp. 2, after Ascaris oxyura, add Diesing, ..."

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