(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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