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filariform

[ fə-lârə-fôrm′ ]
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adj.
Resembling filariae or other types of small nematode worms.
Thin or hairlike.
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How to use filariform in a sentence

  • Some other filariform nematodes have been imperfectly described.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
  • The young of this generation are the more slender "filariform embryos" (Fig. 111).

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
  • As to the nematoids, which were filariform, they neither corresponded in size nor structure with my strongyle embryos.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
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