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Capillaria

(kap″ĭ-lār′ē-ă )

A genus of parasitic nematodes.

Capillaria hepatica

A parasitic species that infects the liver.

Capillaria philippinensis

A species of roundworm discovered in the Philippines. It causes severe diarrhea, malabsorption, and enteric protein loss in humans; mortality is high.

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