noun, plural fi·lar·i·ae [fi-lair-ee-ee] /fɪˈlɛər iˌi/.
Origin of filaria
Examples from the Web for filaria
Not improbably these were all sexually-imperfect female examples of Filaria acuta hitherto found in the abdomen of grebes.
As the species is new to science I have proposed to call it Filaria Mansoni, after the discoverer.
Chyluria occurs most frequently as a symptom of infection by Filaria sanguinis hominis.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Some of the Annelida, as Filaria and Lumbricus, he also regarded as insects.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
The embryos of the Filaria microstoma of the horse began to stand still at 46–47, and all died at 48 C.