ctenocephalides

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Ctenocephalides Cten·o·ce·phal·i·des (těn'ō-sə-fāl'ĭ-dēz')
n.
A genus of fleas that includes species that are parasitic on dogs and cats; the species found on dogs can transmit tapeworm to humans.

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