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Infestation with pinworms.

[New Latin Oxyūris, type genus (Greek oxus, sharp; see ak- in Indo-European roots + Greek ourā, tail; see ors- in Indo-European roots) + -iasis.]
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(Pathology) pathol an intestinal infection in humans caused by pinworms
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(ˌɒk si yʊˈraɪ ə sɪs)

infection with pinworms of the family Oxyuridae.
[1905–10; < New Latin Oxyur(is) a pinworm genus (oxy- oxy-1 + Greek our(á) tail + New Latin -is n. ending) + -iasis]
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References in periodicals archive ?
Symmers, "Pathology of Oxyuriasis with special reference to Granulomas due to the presence of Oxyuris vermicularis (Enterobius vermicularis) and its Ova in the tissues," Archives of Pathology, vol.
Schistosomiasis, oxyuriasis, enterobiasis, atrophic appendicitis, sub-mucosal fibrosis and rare findings like endometriosis9 are unlikely to stimulate intense inflammatory reactions.
Other diseases in the differential diagnosis include oxyuriasis, psoriasis, contact dermatitis and morphea (4).