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E·lae·oph·o·ra schnei·der·i(ē'lē-of'ō-ră schnī'dĕr-ī),
The bloodworm of sheep; a species of nematodes causing filarial dermatosis.
[Mod. L. elaea, fr. G. elaia, olive, + agnos, sheep, + phoros, to bear]
a genus of filarioid nematodes in the family Onchocercidae.
found in the arteries and veins of the extremities of horses. Called also Onchocerca bohmi.
found in the aorta of cattle and other ruminants.
found in bovine hearts. Called also Cordophilus sagittus.
found in arteries of deer, elk and sheep; causes elaeophoriasis.