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Brugia malayi

(broo′jă mah-lā′-ī)

A filarial parasitic worm that can invade lymphatics and cause massive swelling of the scrotum or of the lower extremities. The latter condition is called elephantiasis.
SEE: elephantiasis; SEE: Wuchereria

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Brugia Malayi." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759546/all/Brugia_malayi.
Brugia malayi. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759546/all/Brugia_malayi. Accessed July 16, 2019.
Brugia malayi. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759546/all/Brugia_malayi
Brugia Malayi [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 16]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759546/all/Brugia_malayi.
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