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Probstymayria vivipara

Pronunciation: prob'sti-ma're-a vi-vip'a-ra

Definition: A nematode (family Atractidae) closely related to the true pinworms (family Oxyuridae) and still commonly considered the horse pinworm; it is distributed worldwide and is found often in tremendous numbers, because of internal autoreinfection, in the colon of horses and other equids.

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