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Definition of Filarial

Filarial
Filarial Fi*la"ri*al, a. 1. (Zo["o]l. & Med.) Of, pertaining to, or caused by, filari[ae] and allied parasitic worms. 2. Straight, as if in a line; as, the filarial flight of birds.

Meaning of Filarial from wikipedia

- Filariasis, is a filarial infection caused by parasitic nematodes (roundworms) spread by different vectors. They are included in the list of neglected...
- Lymphatic filariasis is a human disease caused by parasitic worms known as filarial worms. Usually acquired in childhood, it is a leading cause of permanent...
- Wuchereria bancrofti is a filarial (arthropod-borne) nematode (roundworm) that is the major cause of lymphatic filariasis. It is one of the three parasitic...
- Elephantiasis, often incorrectly called elephantitis, is the enlargement and hardening of limbs or body parts due to tissue swelling. It is characterised...
- a filarial (arthropod-borne) nematode (roundworm), transmitted by tiny blood-sucking flies called midges. Mansonella perstans is one of two filarial nematodes...
- Mansonella ozzardi is a filarial (arthropod-borne) nematode (roundworm). This filarial nematode is one of two that causes serous cavity filariasis in humans...
- such as Ezetimibe, may be effective treatments in some patients. An anti-filarial drug, such as diethylcarbamazine, may be prescribed. Severe damage to lymph...
- within this superfamily are known as filarial worms or filariae (singular filaria). Infections with parasitic filarial worms cause disease conditions generically...
- Dirofilaria repens is a filarial nematode that affects dogs and other carnivores such as cats, wolves, coyotes, foxes, and sea lions, as well as muskrats...
- Brugia malayi is a filarial (arthropod-borne) nematode (roundworm), one of the three causative agents of lymphatic filariasis in humans. Lymphatic filariasis...