Definition of Family filariidae
1. Noun. Threadlike roundworms.
Generic synonyms: Worm Family
Group relationships: Aschelminthes, Nematoda, Phylum Aschelminthes, Phylum Nematoda
Member holonyms: Filaria
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Filariidae
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 ..."