land leech

noun
\ ˈland-ˌlēch How to pronounce land leech (audio) \

Medical Definition of land leech

: any of various bloodsucking leeches chiefly of moist tropical regions that live on land and are often troublesome to humans and other animals especially : a leech of the gnathobdellid genus Haemadipsa

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“Land leech.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/land%20leech. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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