Definition of onchocercal in English:

onchocercal

adjective

Medicine
  • Belonging to the genus Onchocerca of filarial worms; caused by worms of this genus.

Origin

1930s. From scientific Latin Onchocerca + -al.

Pronunciation

onchocercal

/ˌɒŋkə(ʊ)ˈsəːkl/