Dirofilaria

Dirofilaria is a genus of roundworm (nematodes). These worms cause Dirofilariasis in humans defined as infection by filarial nematodes of the genus Dirofilaria. Two subgenera, Dirofilaria (Dirofilaria) species and Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) species are recognized. Dirofilaria (Dirofilaria) immitis is the most frequent agent of pulmonary dirofilarias...
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Dirofilaria

(di″ro-fĭ-lar´e-ә) a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filarioidea. D. im´mitis is common in dogs.
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dirofilaria

A genus of filarial nematodes. Various immature species have been found to infect the eyes or subcutaneous tissue in humans. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Dirofilaria

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′rō-fi-lā′rē-ă Definitions: 1. A genus of filaria (family Onchocercidae, superfamily Filarioidea); Dirofilaria species are usually found in mammals other than humans, but rare examples of human infection are known, as by Dirofilaria immitis.
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