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filariasis

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noun, fil·a·ri·a·sis \ˌfi-lə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Definition of filariasis

plural filariasesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by filariae



Origin of filariasis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

filariasis

noun fil·a·ri·a·sis

Medical Definition of filariasis

plural filariases also oses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by filariae



Variants of filariasis

also filariosis \ˌfil-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs\play

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