Capillaria
A genus of aphasmid nematode worms, characterized by threadlike appearance; related to Trichuris. [L. capillaris, fr. capillus, hair]
- C. hepatica species of threadworm that infects the liver in rodents; occasionally reported from humans.
- C. philippinensis a species of threadworm that has been implicated as a cause of intestinal capillariasis among northern Philippine fishermen.

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cap·il·lar·ia .kap-ə-'lar-ē-ə n
1) cap a genus of slender white nematode worms of the family Trichuridae that includes serious pathogens of the alimentary tract of fowls and some tissue and organ parasites of mammals including one (C. hepatica) which is common in rodents and occas. invades the human liver sometimes with fatal results
2) a nematode worm of the genus Capillaria
cap·il·lar·id -'lar-əd, kə-'pil-ə-rəd n

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Ca·pil·la·ria (kap″ĭ-larґe-ə) a genus of nematodes of the family Trichuridae, superfamily Trichuroidea.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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