proboscis

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any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines acanthocephalan , spiny-headed worm
swift predatory fly having a strong body like a bee with the proboscis hardened for sucking juices of other insects captured on the wing bee killer , robber fly
Old World monkeys: guenon; baboon; colobus monkey; langur; macaque; mandrill; mangabey; patas; proboscis monkey Cercopithecidae , family Cercopithecidae
proboscis monkeys genus Nasalis , Nasalis
two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals mosquito
proboscis worms Nemertea , Nemertina , phylum Nemertea , phylum Nemertina
soft unsegmented marine worms that have a threadlike proboscis and the ability to stretch and contract nemertean , nemertine , proboscis worm , ribbon worm
goat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis saiga , Saiga tatarica
any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals tick
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