sanguicolous

[sang-gwik-uh-luh s]

adjective

living in the blood, as a parasite.

Origin of sanguicolous

First recorded in 1890–95; sangui- + -colous
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sanguicolous in Medicine

sanguicolous

[săng-gwĭkə-ləs]

adj.

Living in the blood, as certain parasites.
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