Setaria

noun

Se·​tar·​ia se-ˈtar-ē-ə How to pronounce Setaria (audio)
: 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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“Setaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Setaria. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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