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Haemodipsus ventricosus

Pronunciation: he'mo-dip'sus ven'tri-ko'sus

Definition: The rabbit louse, a transmitter of Francisella tularensis.

[G. haima, blood, + dipsos, thirst; L. venter (ventr-), belly]

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