threadworm

Definitions of threadworm
  1. noun
    small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
    synonyms: Enterobius vermicularis, pinworm
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    type of:
    nematode, nematode worm, roundworm
    unsegmented worms with elongated rounded body pointed at both ends; mostly free-living but some are parasitic
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