Siphonaptera

noun plural

Si·​phon·​ap·​tera ˌsī-fən-ˈap-tə-rə How to pronounce Siphonaptera (audio)
: an order of insects consisting of the fleas

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“Siphonaptera.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Siphonaptera. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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