genus Pulex

genus Pulex
noun
type genus of the Pulicidae
Syn: ↑Pulex
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Pulicidae, ↑family Pulicidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Pulex irritans

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  • Pulex — noun type genus of the Pulicidae • Syn: ↑genus Pulex • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pulicidae, ↑family Pulicidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pulex canis — Flea Flea, n. [OE. fle, flee, AS. fle[ a], fle[ a]h; akin to D. vtoo, OHG. fl[=o]h, G. floh, Icel. fl[=o], Russ. blocha; prob. from the root of E. flee. [root]84. See {Flee}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An insect belonging to the genus {Pulex}, of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulex irritans — Flea Flea, n. [OE. fle, flee, AS. fle[ a], fle[ a]h; akin to D. vtoo, OHG. fl[=o]h, G. floh, Icel. fl[=o], Russ. blocha; prob. from the root of E. flee. [root]84. See {Flee}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An insect belonging to the genus {Pulex}, of the order… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulex irritans — noun the most common flea attacking humans • Hypernyms: ↑flea • Member Holonyms: ↑Pulex, ↑genus Pulex …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pulex — Pu lex, n. [L., a flea.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of parasitic insects including the fleas. See {Flea}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulex canis — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulex — A genus of fleas (family Pulicidae, order Siphonaptera). [L. flea] P. cheopis former name for Xenopsylla cheopis. P. fasciatus former name for Nosopsyllus fasciatus. P. irritans the human flea, a common flea that infests humans, many domestic… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pulex — n. a genus of widely distributed fleas. P. irritans, the human flea, is a common parasite whose bite may give rise to intense irritation and bacterial infection. It is an intermediate host for larvae of the tapeworms Hymenolepis and Dipylidium,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gammarus pulex — A population of G. pulex Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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