Definition of Family Oxyuridae

1. Noun. Pinworms.

Exact synonyms: Oxyuridae
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

family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae (current term)
family Paeoniaceae
family Paguridae
family Palaemonidae
family Palinuridae
family Palmaceae
family Palmae
family Pandanaceae
family Pandionidae
family Panorpidae
family Papaveraceae
family Papilionacea
family Paradisaeidae
family Paridae
family Parkeriaceae

Literary usage of Family Oxyuridae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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