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English → English (WordNet) Definition: filaria filaria n 1: European weed naturalized in southwestern United States and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with small fernlike leaves and small deep reddish-lavender flowers followed by slender fruits that stick straight up; often grown for forage [syn: redstem storksbill, alfilaria, alfileria, filaree, clocks, pin grass, pin clover , Erodium cicutarium] 2: slender threadlike roundworms living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates; transmitted as larvae by biting insects [also: filariiae (pl)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Filaria Filaria \Fi*la"ri*a\, n.; pl. filariae. [NL., fr. L. filum a thread.] (Zo["o]l.) a small, slender nematode worm of the family Onchocercidae (Filariidae) of many species, parasitic when adult in various animals, including man. They may live within the blood, or in other bodily fluids, or within tissues or cavities of the body. Infection with such organisms may be transmitted by blood-sucking arthropods. [1913 Webster +PJC] Filaria \Fi*la"ri*a\, n. [NL., fr. L. filum a thread.] (Zo["o]l.) a former genus comprised of certain nematodes, now classed as belonging to several genera within the family Onchocercidae. See Onchocerca and Guinea worm. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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