Ceratophyllus

noun

Cer·​a·​to·​phyl·​lus ˌser-ə-(ˌ)tō-ˈfil-əs How to pronounce Ceratophyllus (audio)
: a genus of fleas formerly coextensive with the family Dolichopsyllidae but now restricted to some parasites of birds

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“Ceratophyllus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Ceratophyllus. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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