noun El·ae·oph·o·ra \ˌelēˈäf(ə)rə\

Definition of Elaeophora

  1. :  a genus of filarioid nematode worms which infest the arteries of sheep and other ruminants and whose larvae move into the subcutaneous tissues and cause lesions especially about the head and feet

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Origin and Etymology of elaeophora

New Latin, from elaio- + -phora

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