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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fi-lair-ee-uh]
    • /fɪˈlɛər i ə/
    • /fɪlˈeəriə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-lair-ee-uh]
    • /fɪˈlɛər i ə/

Definitions of filaria word

  • noun plural filaria any small, threadlike roundworm of the family Filariidae and related families, carried as a larva by mosquitoes and parasitic when adult in the blood or tissues of vertebrates. 1
  • noun filaria A threadlike parasitic nematode worm transmitted by biting flies and mosquitoes, causing filariasis and related diseases. 1
  • noun filaria any parasitic nematode worm of the family Filariidae, living in the blood and tissues of vertebrates and transmitted by insects: the cause of filariasis 0
  • noun filaria any of a superfamily (Filarioidea) of threadlike, parasitic nematode worms that live in the blood and tissues of vertebrate animals: they are carried and transmitted by mosquitoes and other invertebrates 0
  • noun filaria Any of the parasitic nematode worms of Filarioidea superfamily that live in the blood of vertebrates and is transmitted by insects: the cause of filariasis. 0

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filaria popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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