Tunga

noun
Tun·​ga | \ ˈtəŋ-gə How to pronounce Tunga (audio) \

Medical Definition of Tunga

: a genus of fleas (family Tungidae) that have conspicuous mouthparts, that lack or have very small setae on the head, and that include the chigoe (T. penetrans)

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“Tunga.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Tunga. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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