onchocercid

on·cho·cer·cid

(ong'kō-ser'kid),
Common name for members of the family Onchocercidae.
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Although this onchocercid has been implicated as the causative agent of canine onchocercosis in the United States only recently (11), previous cases attributed to Onchocerca spp.
seetae from this host species supports Smith's (1997) determination that this onchocercid occurs in the Trans-Pecos rat snake.