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Thelazia

(thə-lāzē-ə)
n.
  1. A genus of spiruroid nematodes that inhabit the lacrimal ducts and surface of the eyes of various domestic and wild animals but rarely of humans.
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Historical Examples

  • Several species all belonging to the same genus (Thelazia) are known.

    Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

    U.S. Department of Agriculture