Ctenocephalides

noun
Cteno·​ce·​phal·​i·​des | \ ˌten-ō-sə-ˈfal-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce Ctenocephalides (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ctenocephalides

: a genus of fleas of the family Pulicidae including the dog flea (C. canis) and cat flea (C. felis)

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