Macrobdella

noun
Mac·​rob·​del·​la | \ ˌmak-ˌräb-ˈdel-ə How to pronounce Macrobdella (audio) \

Medical Definition of Macrobdella

: a genus of large active aquatic bloodsucking leeches including one (M. decora) that has been used medicinally in North America

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“Macrobdella.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Macrobdella. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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