onchocercoma

onchocercoma

 [ong″ko-ser-ko´mah]
one of the dermal or subcutaneous nodules containing Onchocerca volvulus in human onchocerciasis.
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on·cho·cer·co·ma

(on'kō-ser-kō'mă),
Nodule containing adult worms of Onchocera volvulus.
[Onchocerca, taxonomic term, + -oma]
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on·cho·cer·co·ma

(on'kō-ser-kō'mă)
In humans, nodule containing adult worms of Onchocera volvulus. Other species of Onchocera can produce onchocercomas in many other mammals, especially horses and cattle.
[Onchocerca, taxonomic term, + -oma]
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The adult worms are responsible for onchocercomas whose location on the body parallels the vector behavior.