Medical Dictionary

Gnathobdellida

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noun plural Gna·thob·del·li·da \ˌnā-ˌthäb-ˈdel-ə-də\

Medical Definition of Gnathobdellida

  1. :  an order or other taxon of leeches comprising those lacking a proboscis and having 2-toothed or 3-toothed chitinous jaws (as the medicinal leech and the land leeches)

gnathobdellid

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