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#1 15 years ago

What are they?




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#2 15 years ago

Any of various small nematode worms of the family Oxyuridae that are parasitic on horses, rabbits, and other mammals, especially Enterobius vermicularis, a species that infests the human intestines and rectum.




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#3 15 years ago

Ok, are they very harmful? I want to know because my health teacher said something about them.




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#4 15 years ago

Bumpity Bump Bump Bump




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#5 15 years ago

They aren't that good for you. They aren't dangerous, but children generally can spread them very easily. It causes a lot of discomfort, but let's not get into too much detail. ;)