Haemadipsa

noun

Hae·​ma·​dip·​sa ˌhē-mə-ˈdip-sə How to pronounce Haemadipsa (audio) ˌhem-ə- How to pronounce Haemadipsa (audio)
: a genus of small tropical land leeches of the order Gnathobdellida that are troublesome to humans and animals especially because their bites result in prolonged bleeding

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“Haemadipsa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Haemadipsa. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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