sucking louse

noun
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of sucking louse

: any of an order (Anoplura) of wingless insects comprising the true lice with mouthparts adapted to sucking body fluids

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First Known Use of sucking louse

circa 1907


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sucking louse

noun

medical Definition of sucking louse

: any of an order (Anoplura) of wingless insects comprising the true lice with mouthparts adapted for sucking body fluids

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