Psychodidae

noun plural
Psy·​chodi·​dae | \ sī-ˈkäd-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Psychodidae (audio) , -ˈkōd- How to pronounce Psychodidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Psychodidae

: a family of very small dipteran flies (suborder Nematocera) that have hairy wings resembling those of moths and larvae developing in moss and damp plant matter and that include some of medical importance belonging to the genus Phlebotomus

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“Psychodidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Psychodidae. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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