Setaria

noun
Se·tar·ia | \se-ˈtar-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of Setaria 

: a genus of filarial worms parasitic as adults in the body cavity of various ungulate mammals (as cattle and deer) and producing larvae that wander in the tissues and occasionally invade the eye

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