cat flea

noun
\ ˈkat-ˌflē How to pronounce cat flea (audio) \

Medical Definition of cat flea

: a common often pestiferous flea of the genus Ctenocephalides (C. felis) that breeds chiefly on cats, dogs, and rats

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“Cat flea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cat%20flea. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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