Acanthocheilonema


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Acanthocheilonema

(ă-kan'thō-kī-lō-nē'mă),
A genus of filarial worms parasitic in humans, now considered part of the genus Mansonella.
[acantho- + G. cheilos, lip, + nēma, thread]

Acanthocheilonema

/Acan·tho·chei·lo·ne·ma/ (-ki″lo-ne´mah) a genus of long, threadlike worms.
Acanthocheilonema per´stans  Dipetalonema perstans.

Acanthocheilonema