a small nematode , Enterobius vermicularis, infesting the intestine and migrating to the rectum and anus, especially in children.
a parasitic nematode worm, Enterobius vermicularis, infecting the colon, rectum, and anus of humans: family Oxyuridae Also called threadworm
pinworm pin·worm (pĭn’wûrm’)
Any of various small nematode worms of the family Oxyuridae that are parasitic on mammals, especially Enterobius vermicularis, a species that infests the human intestines and rectum. Also called seatworm, threadworm.
noun 1. a wrench having a pin for insertion into the heads of certain bolts to drive them. Compare (def 2). noun 1. a wrench fitted with a cylindrical pin that registers in a hole in the part to be rotated, used to improve the application of the turning moment
1. . Latin pinxit (he or she painted it)
[pingk-sit] /ˈpɪŋk sɪt/ verb, Latin. 1. he or she painted (it): formerly used on paintings as part of the artist’s signature. /ˈpɪŋksɪt/ uknown 1. he (or she) painted it: an inscription sometimes found on paintings following the artist’s name
[pingk-ster] /ˈpɪŋk stər/ noun 1. . [pingk-ster] /ˈpɪŋk stər/ noun, Hudson Valley: Older Use. 1. .