Medical Dictionary


noun chi·goe \ˈchig-(ˌ)ō, ˈchē-(ˌ)gō\

Medical Definition of CHIGOE

:  a tropical flea belonging to the genus Tunga (T. penetrans) of which the fertile female causes great discomfort by burrowing under the skin—called also chigger, sand flea
:  chigger 2


July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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