Definition of Family filariidae

1. Noun. Threadlike roundworms.

Exact synonyms: Filariidae
Generic synonyms: Worm Family
Group relationships: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda
Member holonyms: Filaria

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Filariidae

family Erinaceidae
family Eriocaulaceae
family Erysiphaceae
family Erythroxylaceae
family Eschrichtiidae
family Esocidae
family Euglenaceae
family Euphorbiaceae
family Eurylaimidae
family Exocoetidae
family Fabaceae
family Fagaceae
family Falconidae
family Fasciolidae
family Felidae
family Filariidae
family Fissurellidae
family Fistulariidae
family Fistulinaceae
family Flacourtiaceae
family Forficulidae
family Formicariidae
family Formicidae
family Fouquieriaceae
family Fregatidae
family Fringillidae
family Fucaceae
family Fulgoridae
family Fumariaceae
family Funkaceae

Literary usage of Family filariidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1896)
"family filariidae. Mouth with two lips, or without lips. Six oral papillae often present, and sometimes a horny oral capsule. ..."

2. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Although there are several blood-inhabiting worms belonging to the family Filariidae, only one species seems to be of any great pathological importance, ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"Although Crassicauda has been assigned tentatively to the family Filariidae, the general structure of the esophagus and buccal cavity resembles ..."

4. A Treatise on Pellagra: For the General Practitioner by Edward Jenner Wood (1912)
"(4) Parasitism of a nematode worm, belonging to the family Filariidae, which Professor Alessandrini claims to have found in the skin of ..."

5. United States Naval Medical Bulletin by United States Navy Dept. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (1911)
"The parasite is a nematode worm of the family Filariidae which has been variously placed in the genera Filaria and ..."

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