sanguicolous

[ sang-gwik-uh-luhs ]
/ sæŋˈgwɪk ə ləs /

adjective

living in the blood, as a parasite.

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Origin of sanguicolous

First recorded in 1890–95; sangui- + -colous
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Medical definitions for sanguicolous

sanguicolous
[ săng-gwĭkə-ləs ]

adj.

Living in the blood, as certain parasites.
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