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19th Century, from New Latin; see filaria.

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filariasis ‎(countable and uncountable, plural filariases)

  1. A disease common in tropical and subtropical countries resulting from infestation of the lymphatic system with nematode worms of the superfamily Filarioidea, transmitted by mosquitoes: characterised by inflammation.

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NounEdit

filariasis f ‎(uncountable)

  1. filariasis