filariid


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filariid

(fɪˈlɛərɪɪd)
adj
(Zoology) of or relating to a family of parasitic roundworms Filariidae
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Adj.1.filariid - of or relating to or belonging to the family Filariidae
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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This patent claims adult Dirofilaria cathepsin L cysteine protease proteins, as well as similar proteins from other filariid nematode worms.
On histologic examination, one must distinguish between tissue-inhabiting diptera larvae, infections with metacestodes, trematodes, tissue filariids, and gnathostomiasis.