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sanguicolous

[sang-gwik-uh-luh s] /sæŋˈgwɪk ə ləs/
adjective
1.
living in the blood, as a parasite.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; sangui- + -colous
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sanguicolous san·guic·o·lous (sāng-gwĭk'ə-ləs)
adj.
Living in the blood, as certain parasites.

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