[mahy-kroh-fi-lair-ee-uh] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ fɪˈlɛər i ə/
noun, plural microfilariae
[mahy-kroh-fi-lair-ee-ee] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ fɪˈlɛər iˌi/ (Show IPA)
the embryonic larva of the nematode parasite Filaria or of related genera, especially of those species that cause heartworm in dogs and elephantiasis in humans.
noun (pl) -iae (-ɪˌiː)
(zoology) the early larval stage of certain parasitic nematodes (filariae), found in the blood of infected individuals
microfilaria mi·cro·fi·lar·i·a (mī’krō-fə-lâr’ē-ə)
n. pl. mi·cro·fi·lar·i·ae (-ē-ē’)
The minute larval form of a filarial worm.
[mahy-kruh-film] /ˈmaɪ krəˌfɪlm/ noun 1. a bearing a miniature photographic copy of printed or other graphic matter, usually of a document, newspaper or book pages, etc., made for a library, archive, or the like. 2. a , especially of motion-picture stock, on which microcopies are made. verb (used with object) 3. to make a microfilm […]
- Microfilm plotter
noun 1. (computing) a type of incremental plotter that has a film rather than a paper output
/ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɪltə/ noun 1. a device plugged into a phone socket to separate the phone line from the broadband line