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Infestation of the intestine with pinworms.
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(Pathology) a disease, common in children, caused by infestation of the large intestine with nematodes of the genus Enterobius, esp the pinworm (E. vermicularis)
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en•ter•o•bi•a•sis(ˌɛn tə roʊˈbaɪ ə sɪs)
infestation with pinworms.
[1925–30; < New Latin Enterobi(us) a pinworm genus]
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|Noun||1.||enterobiasis - an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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