short-nosed cattle louse
noun Date: 1942 a large bluish sucking louse (Haematopinus eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle

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  • short-nosed cattle louse — n a large bluish broad bodied and short headed louse of the genus Haematopinus (H. eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle * * * Haematopinus eurysterni …   Medical dictionary

  • short-nosed cattle louse — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a large bluish broad bodied and short headed sucking louse (Haematopinus eurysternus) that attacks domestic cattle …   Useful english dictionary

  • cattle louse — n a louse infesting cattle see LONG NOSED CATTLE LOUSE, SHORT NOSED CATTLE LOUSE …   Medical dictionary

  • cattle louse — noun : a louse infesting cattle see cattle red louse, long nosed cattle louse, short nosed cattle louse …   Useful english dictionary

  • sucking louse — n. LOUSE (n. 1a) * * * Any of more than 400 species (suborder Anoplura, order Phthiraptera) of small, wingless, flat ectoparasitic insects found worldwide. They have piercing and sucking mouthparts for extracting their food of mammals blood and… …   Universalium

  • Haematopinus — An important genus of sucking lice (family Haematopinidae) affecting swine and other domestic and wild animals; it is normally nonpathogenic. H. asini affects horses, mules, and asses; H. eurysternus and H. quadripertusus, cattle; and H. suis,… …   Medical dictionary

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