noun. small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children.
- Enterobius vermicularis
- genus Enterobius
Sentences with pinworm
1. Noun, singular or mass
The tomato pinworm is a tiny caterpillar; it grows to about a quarter inch in length.
of this mixture is recommended with breakfast and before going to the bed to keep yourself free from pinworm infection.
3. Verb, base form
Do not shake bedding or you could release pinworm** eggs into the air where they could be inhaled.