filarian

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filaria (fɪˈlɛərɪə)
 
n , pl -iae
any parasitic nematode worm of the family Filariidae, living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates and transmitted by insects: the cause of filariasis
 
[C19: New Latin (former name of genus), from Latin fīlum thread]
 
fi'larial
 
adj
 
fi'larian
 
adj

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