[ ə-kăn′thə-kī′lə-nē′mə ]
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A genus of filarial worms that are parasitic in humans, now part of the genus Dipetalonema. No longer in technical use.
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If autumn is your ideal season, spice up your repertoire of "fall" vocabulary with this quiz on some warm and vivid descriptive words for the season.
Question 1 of 10
Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
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