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Haemadipsa

noun Hae·ma·dip·sa \ ˌhē-mə-ˈdip-sə , ˌhem-ə- \

medical Definition of Haemadipsa

: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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