Dipetalonema

noun
Di·pet·a·lo·ne·ma | \(ˌ)dī-ˌpet-ᵊl-ō-ˈnē-mə \

Medical Definition of Dipetalonema 

: a genus of tropical filarial worms whose adults occur in connective tissue and skin of primates including humans and whose microfilariae occur in their blood

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