Acanthocheilonema perstans


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Acanthocheilonema perstans

[ə‚kan·thə‚kī·lə′nē·mə ′pərs·təns]
(invertebrate zoology)
A tropical filarial worm, parasitic in humans.
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Diagnosis and treatment of Acanthocheilonema perstans filariasis.
Acanthocheilonema perstans a cause of significant eosinophilia in the tropics: comments on its pathogenicity.