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Echidnophaga

noun Echid·noph·a·ga \ ˌek-(ˌ)id-ˈnäf-ə-gə \

medical Definition of Echidnophaga

: 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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