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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: trik'o-plu'ris

Definition: A genus of biting lice that infest ruminants, Trichopleuris lipeuroides and Trichopleuris parallelus in American deer; considered by some to be a subgenus of Damalinia.

[tricho- + G. pleura, rib, side]

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