filariasis


fil·a·ri·a·sis

noun \ˌfi-lə-ˈrī-ə-səs\
plural fil·a·ri·a·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of FILARIASIS

:  infestation with or disease caused by filariae

Origin of FILARIASIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1879

fil·a·ri·a·sis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural fil·a·ri·a·ses also fil·a·ri·o·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of FILARIASIS

: infestation with or disease caused by filariae

Variants of FILARIASIS

fil·a·ri·a·sis also fil·a·ri·o·sis \ˌfil-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

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