filarial

[fi-lair-ee-uh l]
adjective
  1. belonging to the genus Filaria and allied genera of the family Filariidae.
  2. 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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