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Onchocerca

[ ŏng′kō-sûrkə ]
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n.

A genus of elongated filariform nematodes that inhabit the connective tissue of their hosts, usually within firm nodules in which they are coiled and entangled.

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How to use Onchocerca in a sentence

  • Another curious filaria-like entozoon is the reticulated threadworm (Onchocerca reticulata).

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
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