bloodsucker

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bloodsucker

an animal that sucks blood, esp a leech or mosquito
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They represent a serious problem not only because of their painful bites, hematophagy, and transmission of pathogens (Zumpt, 1973; D'Amico et al.
contortus infection causes severe anaemia due to severe hematophagy, which reflected in the present result of low PCV% in rainy season.
Hematophagy and the relationship between parasites and vectors; 4.