filarial

[ fi-lair-ee-uh l ]
/ fɪˈlɛər i əl /

adjective

belonging to the genus Filaria and allied genera of the family Filariidae.
Pathology. pertaining to or noting infection by filariae: filarial disease.

Origin of filarial

First recorded in 1880–85; filari(a) + -al1
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