hematophagous

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

Definition of hematophagous

: feeding on blood
  • hematophagous mosquitoes

Origin and Etymology of hematophagous

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hematophagous

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

medical Definition of hematophagous

: feeding on blood
  • hematophagous insects

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