Trichodectidae

noun plural
Tricho·​dec·​ti·​dae | \ ˌtrik-ə-ˈdek-ti-ˌdē How to pronounce Trichodectidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Trichodectidae

: a widespread family of biting lice that have a single simple tarsal claw and include economically important parasites of mammals — see cat louse

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“Trichodectidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trichodectidae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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