Haemopis

noun
Hae·​mop·​is | \ hēˈmäpə̇s \

Definition of Haemopis

: a genus of large aquatic leeches (family Hirudinidae) that have few teeth or none and feed chiefly on small aquatic invertebrates

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History and Etymology for Haemopis

New Latin, from hem- + -opis

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“Haemopis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Haemopis. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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