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filariasis

(fĭl-ă-rī′ă-sĭs)

[filaria + -iasis]
Parasitic infection with any of the slender worms of the genus Brugia or Wuchereria. Infection causes obstruction of lymphatics.
SEE: elephantiasis

Bancroft filariasis

SEE: Bancroft filariasis

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Filariasis." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729426/all/filariasis.
Filariasis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729426/all/filariasis. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Filariasis. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729426/all/filariasis
Filariasis [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729426/all/filariasis.
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