A genus of Pentastomida (order Porocephalida, family Porocephalidae); adults are found in the lungs of reptiles and the young in many mammals, including humans. [O. Fr. armille, fr. L. armilla, a bracelet]
- A. armillatus species occurring in the python, the larva or nymph being occasionally found in humans. SYN: Porocephalus armillatus.

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Ar·mil·li·fer (ahr-milґĭ-fər) a genus of pentastomes, wormlike endoparasites of the phylum Pentastomida.

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