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Wolbachia

 [wol-bak´e-ah]
a genus of bacteria that infect a wide variety of invertebrates, including insects, spiders, crus-taceans, and nematodes.
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Wol·bach·i·a

(wōl'băk-ēă),
Symbiotic bacteria in the gut of Wuchereria bancrofti, Onchocerca volvulus, and other filarial parasites, eradication of which leads to elimination of the parasitosis.
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