Haemadipsa ceylonica

Hae·ma·dip·sa cey·lon·i·ca

(hē'mă-dip'să sā-lon'i-kă),
A species of land leech found in Sri Lanka; it attaches itself to the skin of animals or humans. Its bite is painful, and numerous bites may cause anemia.
[G. haima, blood, + dipsa, thirst]

Hae·ma·dip·sa cey·lon·i·ca

(hē'mă-dip'să sā-lon'i-kă)
A land leech that attaches itself to the skin of animals or humans; bite is painful and may cause anemia.
[G. haima, blood, + dipsa, thirst]

Haemadipsa ceylonica

A species of leech found in certain humid, tropical areas.
See also: Haemadipsa
Mentioned in ?