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mi•cro•fi•lar•i•a



Pronunciation: (mī"krō-fi-lâr'ē-u), [key]
n.,
pl. -lar•i•aePronunciation: (-lâr'ē-ē"). [key]

the embryonic larva of the nematode parasite Filaria or of related genera, esp. of those species that cause heartworm in dogs and elephantiasis in humans.

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