Si·​mu·​li·​um si-ˈmyü-lē-əm How to pronounce Simulium (audio)
: the type genus of the family Simuliidae comprising dark-colored bloodsucking dipteran flies of which some are vectors of onchocerciasis or of protozoan diseases of birds see blackfly

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“Simulium.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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