Mallophaga

noun plural
Mal·​loph·​a·​ga | \ mə-ˈläf-ə-gə How to pronounce Mallophaga (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mallophaga

: an order of wingless insects comprising the biting lice

Other Words from Mallophaga

mallophagan \ -​gən How to pronounce Mallophaga (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Mallophaga.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mallophaga. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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