Common name for members of the family Oxyuridae. [see Oxyuris]

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oxy·urid -'yu̇r-əd n any nematode worm of the family Oxyuridae
oxyurid adj

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oxy·urid (ok-se-uґrid) any nematode of the superfamily Oxyuroidea. Called also pinworm and seatworm.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

См. также в других словарях:

  • oxyurid — oxy·urid …   English syllables

  • oxyurid — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|yu̇rə̇d adjective Etymology: New Latin Oxyuridae : of or relating to the Oxyuridae II. noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aspiculuris tetraptera — The mouse pinworm, an abundant oxyurid nematode of the mouse cecum or large intestine, along with another common oxyurid pinworm of mice, Syphacia obvelata; it is also found in other rodents, including Rattus. [Pers. espic, fr. L. spica, ear,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Obligate parasite — An obligate parasite is a parasitic organism that cannot complete its life cycle without dependence on its host. References Serge, Morand. et al. (1996). Body size evolution of oxyurid (Nematoda) parasites: the role of hosts . Oecologia 107 (2):… …   Wikipedia

  • oxyuricide — An agent that destroys pinworms. [oxyurid + L. caedo, to kill] * * * oxy·uri·cide yu̇r ə .sīd n a substance that destroys pinworms …   Medical dictionary

  • Passalurus ambiguus — The rabbit pinworm, an oxyurid nematode found abundantly in the cecum and large intestine of rabbits …   Medical dictionary

  • pinworm — A member of the genus Enterobius or related genera of nematodes in the family Oxyuridae, abundant in a large variety of vertebrates, including such species as Oxyuris equi (the horse p.), Enterobius vermicularis (the human p.), Syphacia and… …   Medical dictionary

  • seatworm — SYN: pinworm. * * * seat·worm .wərm n a pinworm of the genus Enterobius (E. vermicularis) that is parasitic in humans * * * seat·worm (sētґwərm) oxyurid …   Medical dictionary

  • Syphacia — Genus of oxyurid nematode pinworms of rodents; S. obvelata is the common cecal pinworm of mice, and S. muris, of rats. SEE ALSO: Aspiculuris tetraptera. [fr. L. siphon, tube] * * * Sy·pha·cia sī fā shē ə n a genus of nematode worms of the family… …   Medical dictionary

  • Enterobius vermicularis — the most common species of parasitic intestinal oxyurid (pinworm or seatworm); it is small and white and inhabits the upper part of the large intestine, or occasionally the female genitals or bladder. Infection is frequent in children, sometimes… …   Medical dictionary

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