Ceratophyllus

noun
Cer·​a·​to·​phyl·​lus | \ ˌser-ə-(ˌ)tō-ˈfil-əs How to pronounce Ceratophyllus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ceratophyllus

: 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 13 Aug. 2020.

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