filariasis

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filaria +‎ -iasis

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filariasis (countable and uncountable, plural filariases)

  1. Any disease common in tropical and subtropical countries resulting from infestation of the lymphatic system with nematode worms of the superfamily Filarioidea, transmitted by mosquitoes: characterised by inflammation.

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Noun[edit]

filariasis f (uncountable)

  1. filariasis