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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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Venes, Donald, editor. "Capillaria." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737497/all/Capillaria_philippinensis.
Capillaria. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737497/all/Capillaria_philippinensis. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Capillaria. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737497/all/Capillaria_philippinensis
Capillaria [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737497/all/Capillaria_philippinensis.
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