Trichodectes

noun

Tricho·​dec·​tes ˌtrik-ə-ˈdek-ˌtēz How to pronounce Trichodectes (audio)
: the type genus of the family Trichodectidae including various biting lice of domesticated mammals

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“Trichodectes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trichodectes. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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