Acanthocheilonema

noun

Acan·​tho·​chei·​lo·​ne·​ma -ˌkī-lə-ˈnē-mə How to pronounce Acanthocheilonema (audio)
: a common genus of tropical filarial worms parasitic in humans and monkeys

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“Acanthocheilonema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Acanthocheilonema. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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