-my·​za | \ ˈmīzə\
variants: or -myzon \ ˈmīˌzän \

Definition of -myza

: one that sucks or feeds by suction in generic names in zoology PetromyzonAgromyza

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History and Etymology for -myza

New Latin, from Greek myzein, myzan to suck; akin to Greek mydan to be damp

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