hog louse

noun

: a large sucking louse of the genus Haematopinus (H. suis) that is parasitic on the hog and in some areas is associated with the transmission of swine pox

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“Hog louse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hog%20louse. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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