Centruroides

noun

Cen·​tru·​roi·​des ˌsen-trə-ˈrȯi-(ˌ)dēz How to pronounce Centruroides (audio)
: a genus of scorpions containing the only United States forms dangerous to humans

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“Centruroides.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Centruroides. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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