adjective or noun see filaria

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  • filariid — adj. of or pertaining to family {Filariidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • filariid — fi·lar·i·id ē əd or fi·lar·id fə lar əd, fil ər əd adj of or relating to the superfamily Filarioidea or to filariae filariid or filarid n FILARIA (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • filariid — /fi lair ee id/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to filariae. n. 2. a filaria. [1925 30; FILARI(A) + ID2] * * * …   Universalium

  • filariid — adj. pertaining to a threadlike roundworm (type of parasitic worm) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filariid — fi·lar·i·id …   English syllables

  • filariid — adjective of or relating to or belonging to the family Filariidae • Pertains to noun: ↑family Filariidae • Topics: ↑zoology, ↑zoological science …   Useful english dictionary

  • filarid — I. adjective see filariid I II. noun see filariid II …   Useful english dictionary

  • filaria — noun (plural filariae) Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Latin filum Date: 1833 any of numerous slender filamentous nematodes (Filaria and related genera) that as adults are parasites in the blood or tissues of mammals and as larvae usually… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • zoological science — noun the branch of biology that studies animals • Syn: ↑zoology • Derivationally related forms: ↑zoological (for: ↑zoology), ↑zoologist (for: ↑zoology) …   Useful english dictionary

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