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nosopsyllus

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Nosopsyllus Nos·o·psyl·lus (nŏs'ə-sĭl'əs)
n.
A genus of fleas commonly found on rodents including N. fasciatus, the northern rat flea, which infrequently transmits the plague bacillus to humans.

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