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Insectivora

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noun plural In·sec·tiv·o·ra \ˌin-ˌsek-ˈtiv-ə-rə\

Medical Definition of Insectivora

  1. :  an order of mammals comprising the moles, shrews, hedgehogs, and certain related forms that are mostly small, insectivorous, terrestrial or fossorial, and nocturnal


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