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river blindness

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See onchocerciasis.

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  • n. Onchocerciasis.

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  • n. infestation with slender threadlike roundworms (filaria) deposited under the skin by the bite of black fleas; when the eyes are involved it can result in blindness; common in Africa and tropical America

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