hematophagous

adjective
he·ma·toph·a·gous | \ˌhē-mə-ˈtä-fə-gəs \

Definition of hematophagous 

: feeding on blood hematophagous mosquitoes

First Known Use of hematophagous

circa 1854, in the meaning defined above

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hematophagous

adjective
he·ma·toph·a·gous
variants: or chiefly British haematophagous \ˌhē-mə-ˈtäf-ə-gəs \

Medical Definition of hematophagous 

: feeding on blood hematophagous insects

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