Filariidae

plural noun
Fil·​a·​ri·​idae | \ˌfiləˈrīəˌdē\

Definition of Filariidae 

: a family of nematode worms formerly coextensive with Filarioidea and now usually restricted to a few forms not of medical importance

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History and Etymology for Filariidae

New Latin, from Filaria, type genus + -idae

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