Adjective "filarial" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'Here, then, was a possible explanation for the effectiveness of antibiotics against filarial nematodes.'
  2. 'The human body is the host, the filarial nematode worm the agent, and the mosquito that picks up microfilariae during feeding the transmitter of the disease.'


1. belonging to the genus Filaria and allied genera of the family Filariidae.

2. Pathology. pertaining to or noting infection by filariae: filarial disease.

More examples(as adjective)

"worms can be filarial."

"infections can be filarial."