Medical Dictionary: Filariasis

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Filariasis: Another name for Lymphatic Filariasis.
Filariasis (condition): Parasitic worm infection of the lympatic system

Filariasis: Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by microscopic, thread-like worms. The adult worms only live in the human lymph system. The lymph system maintains your body's fluid balance and fights infections. 1

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1. excerpt from Lymphatic Filariasis: DPD

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