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onchocerciasis, oncocerciasis
A disease caused by infection with filarial worms of the genus Onchocerca, primarily Onchocerca volvulus, transmitted by the bite of female blackflies of the genus Simulium. The disease is characterized by nodular swellings formed by fibrous cysts containing the worms.
This entry is located in the following units: cerc- (page 1) onco-, onc-, onch-, oncho-, onci- + (page 1)