hematophagous


he·ma·toph·a·gous

adjective \-ˈtä-fə-gəs\

Definition of HEMATOPHAGOUS

:  feeding on blood <hematophagous mosquitoes>

Origin of HEMATOPHAGOUS

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1854

he·ma·toph·a·gous

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEMATOPHAGOUS

: feeding on blood <hematophagous insects>

Variants of HEMATOPHAGOUS

he·ma·toph·a·gous or chiefly British hae·ma·toph·a·gous \ˌhē-mə-ˈtäf-ə-gəs\

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