Xenopsylla

noun

Xen·​op·​syl·​la ˌzen-äp-ˈsil-ə How to pronounce Xenopsylla (audio)
: a genus of fleas of the family Pulicidae including several (as the oriental rat flea) that are important as vectors of plague

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“Xenopsylla.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Xenopsylla. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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