Di·​ro·​fi·​lar·​ia ˌdī-(ˌ)rō-fə-ˈlar-ē-ə How to pronounce Dirofilaria (audio)
: a genus of filarial worms of the superfamily Filarioidea that includes the heartworm (D. immitis)
dirofilarial adjective

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“Dirofilaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dirofilaria. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

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