Simulium

noun
Si·​mu·​li·​um | \ si-ˈmyü-lē-əm How to pronounce Simulium (audio) \

Medical Definition of Simulium

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Simulium. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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