Filariidae

plural noun

Fil·​a·​ri·​idae
ˌfiləˈrīəˌdē
: a family of nematode worms formerly coextensive with Filarioidea and now usually restricted to a few forms not of medical importance

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Filaria, type genus + -idae

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“Filariidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Filariidae. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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