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hematophagous

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adjective he·ma·toph·a·gous \-ˈtä-fə-gəs\

Definition of hematophagous

  1. :  feeding on blood <hematophagous mosquitoes>



Origin and Etymology of hematophagous

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1854


Medical Dictionary

hematophagous

adjective he·ma·toph·a·gous

Medical Definition of hematophagous

  1. :  feeding on blood <hematophagous insects>



Variants of hematophagous

or chiefly British

haematophagous

\ˌhē-mə-ˈtäf-ə-gəs\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of hematophagous


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