Stephanofilaria

noun

Steph·​a·​no·​fi·​lar·​ia ˌstef-ə-ˌnō-fi-ˈlar-ē-ə How to pronounce Stephanofilaria (audio)
: a genus of filarial worms parasitic in the skin and subcutaneous tissues of ruminants and horses where they may cause dermatitis and extensive degenerative lesions see hump sore

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“Stephanofilaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Stephanofilaria. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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