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filariform in Medicine

filariform fi·lar·i·form (fə-lâr'ə-fôrm')

  1. Resembling filariae or other types of small nematode worms.

  2. Thin or hairlike.

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  • The young of this generation are the more slender "filariform embryos" (Fig. 111).

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis James Campbell Todd
  • Some other filariform nematodes have been imperfectly described.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • As to the nematoids, which were filariform, they neither corresponded in size nor structure with my strongyle embryos.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold

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