Echidnophaga

noun

Echid·​noph·​a·​ga ˌek-(ˌ)id-ˈnäf-ə-gə How to pronounce Echidnophaga (audio)
: a genus of fleas (as the sticktight flea) of the family Pulicidae of which the female remains attached to the host

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“Echidnophaga.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Echidnophaga. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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