[ thə-lā′zē-ə ]
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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Several species all belonging to the same genus (Thelazia) are known.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture