Ichthyobdella

noun Ich·thy·ob·del·la

Definition of Ichthyobdella

: a genus (the type of the family Ichthyobdellidae) of elongated freshwater and marine leeches (order Rhynchobdellida) parasitic on fishes and other vertebrates

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Origin and Etymology of ichthyobdella

New Latin, from ichthy- + -bdella


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