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sucking lice Anoplura , order Anoplura
any of various small plant-sucking insects aphid
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
insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis bug , hemipteran , hemipteron , hemipterous insect
very small (to 3 inches) flattened marine fish with a sucking disc on the abdomen for clinging to rocks etc. clingfish
large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies Diptera , order Diptera
insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing dipteran , dipteron , dipterous insect , two-winged insects
fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships Echeneididae , family Echeneidae , family Echeneididae
plant-sucking bugs genus Lygus , Lygus
large water bug with piercing and sucking mouthparts; feeds on young fishes giant water bug
temporary red mark on a person's skin resulting from kissing or sucking by their lover hickey , love bite
small bright-colored tropical American songbird with a curved bill for sucking nectar honeycreeper
primitive eellike freshwater or anadromous cyclostome having round sucking mouth with a rasping tongue lamper eel , lamprey , lamprey eel
large sap-sucking bug with leaflike expansions on the legs leaf-foot bug , leaf-footed bug
any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants louse , plant louse
egg or young of an insect parasitic on mammals especially a sucking louse; often attached to a hair or item of clothing nit
baby plastic sucking nipple pacifier
marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects remora , suckerfish , sucking fish
reflex consisting of head-turning and sucking movements elicited in a normal infant by gently stroking the side of the mouth or cheek rooting reflex
act of sucking suck , sucking , suction
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