shaft louse

noun

Medical Definition of shaft louse

: a biting louse of the genus Menopon (M. gallinae) that commonly infests domestic fowls

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“Shaft louse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/shaft%20louse. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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