di·​ro·​fil·​a·​ri·​a·​sis -ˌfil-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce dirofilariasis (audio)
plural dirofilariases -ˌsēz How to pronounce dirofilariasis (audio)
: infestation with filarial worms of the genus Dirofilaria and especially with the heartworm (D. immitis)

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“Dirofilariasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dirofilariasis. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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