Periplaneta

noun

Peri·​pla·​ne·​ta ˌper-ə-plə-ˈnēt-ə How to pronounce Periplaneta (audio)
: a genus of large cockroaches that includes the American cockroach

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“Periplaneta.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Periplaneta. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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