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Related to filarial: Filarial infection
n. pl. fi·lar·i·ae (-ē-ē′)
Any of various slender, threadlike nematode worms of the superfamily Filarioidea that are parasitic in vertebrates and are often transmitted as larvae by mosquitoes and other biting insects. Infestation with different species of filariae cause diseases such as lymphatic filariasis (which can lead to elephantiasis) and onchocerciasis.
fi·lar′i·al (-ē-əl), fi·lar′i·an (-ē-ən) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||filarial - related to or infested with or transmitting parasitic worms especially filaria|