Definition of Filariae

1. Noun. (plural of filaria) ¹

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Definition of Filariae

1. filaria [n] - See also: filaria

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filariae

filar eyepiece
filar micrometer
filar micrometre
filar micrometre ocular
filar substance
filariae (current term)
filarial arthritis
filarial dermatosis
filarial periodicity
filarial synovitis

Literary usage of Filariae

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1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"Once in the stomach of the mosquito, the filariae continue their active motion* which is more uniformly progressive than in the fresh blood, ..."

2. Clinical Hematology: A Practical Guide to the Examination of the Blood with by John C. DaCosta (1901)
"In specimens prepared in this manner the filariae will usually remain active for several days, generally for at least forty-eight hours, and sometimes for a ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"... CF Simultaneous occurrence of filariae and malarial parasites in the blood. Lancet, London, 1904, 2, (1284- 1285); Brit. Med. J., London, 1904, 2, ..."

4. A Laboratory Guide to the Study of Parasitology by William Brodbeck Herms (1913)
"The filariae are extremely slender hair-like worms inhabiting the blood and lymphatic fluids. They range in length from microscopic species, ..."

5. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"People who carry filariae in their blood should be prevented, as far as possible, from exposing themselves to mosquitoes. ..."

6. The Practical study of malaria and other blood parasites by John William Watson Stephens (1904)
"The filariae are most numerous at night. F. recondita.—A single female adult has been found in kidney of dog. Embryos in Blood.-— Embryos develop in Ct. ..."

7. The Clinical Journal (1900)
"... enlargement often causes the limb to assume the peculiar characters seen in elephantiasis arabum, but of course there are no filariae in the blood. Fig. ..."

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