Dipetalonema

noun

Di·​pet·​a·​lo·​ne·​ma (ˌ)dī-ˌpet-ᵊl-ō-ˈnē-mə How to pronounce Dipetalonema (audio)
: 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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“Dipetalonema.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dipetalonema. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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