Haemadipsa/Hae·ma·dip·sa/ (he″mah-dip´sah) a genus of leeches.
Haemadipsa(hē″mă-dĭp′să) [Gr. haima, blood + dipsa, thirst]
A genus of terrestrial leeches found in Asia that attach to humans and animals.
A species of leech found in certain humid, tropical areas.
a genus of leeches in the class Hirudinea. Small, 1 to 1.5 inches, but heavy infestations can cause anemia.