filariasis

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

Definition of filariasis

plural

filariases

play \ˌfi-lə-ˈrī-ə-ˌsēz\
  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by filariae

Origin and Etymology of filariasis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

filariasis

noun fil·a·ri·a·sis
variants: also

filariosis

\ˌfil-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs\play

Medical Definition of filariasis

plural

filariases

also

oses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by filariae


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