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|Noun||1.||family Filariidae - threadlike roundworms|
worm family - a family of worms
Aschelminthes, Nematoda, phylum Aschelminthes, phylum Nematoda - unsegmented worms: roundworms; threadworms; eelworms
filaria - slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates; transmitted as larvae by biting insects