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Simulium

noun Si·mu·li·um \ si-ˈmyü-lē-əm \

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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