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sucking louse

noun

Definition of sucking louse

  1. :  any of an order (Anoplura) of wingless insects comprising the true lice with mouthparts adapted to sucking body fluids




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sucking louse

noun

Medical Definition of sucking louse

  1. :  any of an order (Anoplura) of wingless insects comprising the true lice with mouthparts adapted for sucking body fluids




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