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Superfamily

superfamily (Science: zoology) A group intermediate between a family and a... Read More

Filarioidea

Definition noun (taxonomy) A superfamily of the phylum Nematoda and is comprised of small, threadlike parasitic nematodes... Read More

Loa loa

Definition noun A filarial species of the superfamily Filarioidea; the causative agent of Loa loa filariasis Supplement Loa... Read More

Filaria

Definition noun, plural: filariae Any of the small, threadlike parasitic nematodes of the superfamily Filarioidea that... Read More

Antibody

Definition noun, plural: antibodies Any of the numerous Y-shaped gamma globulin proteins found in the blood or lymph, and... Read More

Great ape

Definition noun, plural: great apes Any of the apes belonging to the family Hominidae, such as chimpanzees, gorillas,... Read More

Lesser ape

Definition noun, plural: lesser apes Any of the apes of the family Hylobatidae (gibbons) characterized by being relatively... Read More

Ape

Definition noun, plural: apes Any of the tailless anthropoid primates of Hominoidea, which includes the great apes and the... Read More

Chemokine

Definition noun, plural: chemokines A chemotactic cytokine released by cells to function in chemotaxis, inflammation, and... Read More

Old World monkey

Definition noun, plural: Old World monkeys Any of the primates that belong to the family Cercopithecidae of the suborder... Read More