Definition of Family Oxyuridae
1. Noun. Pinworms.
Generic synonyms: Worm Family
Group relationships: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda
Member holonyms: Enterobius, Genus Enterobius
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Oxyuridae
Literary usage of Family Oxyuridae
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1. Theory and Practice of Veterinary Medicine by Austin H. Baker, Alexander Eger (1911)
"... the posterior half is attenuated. Its mouth presents three great rounded lips. It belongs to the family oxyuridae of the order of nematodes. ..."
2. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Straight posteriorly. Vulva 6 mm. from head with two lips. Eggs, 65 /A in diameter. Host : man, cutaneous abscesses. Trinidad. Family. Oxyuridae. Genus. ..."
3. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Family OXYURIDAE Cobbold 1864. The few North American records cannot be safely assigned on the basis of the present distinction between this family and the ..."
4. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"The parasites inhabiting the rectum belong to the Nema- toda family, Oxyuridae. The following are the ones most often found: (a) Oxyuris vermicularis, ..."