Resembling filariae or other types of small nematode worms.
Thin or hairlike.

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Examples from the Web for filariform

Historical Examples of filariform

  • Some other filariform nematodes have been imperfectly described.


    T. Spencer Cobbold

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

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


    T. Spencer Cobbold