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Pulex

 [pu´leks]
a genus of fleas, several species of which transmit the microorganism causing plague.
Pulex ir´ritans a widely distributed species, known as the human flea, which infests domestic animals as well as humans, and may act as an intermediate host of certain helminths.

Pulex

(pū'leks),
A genus of fleas (family Pulicidae, order Siphonaptera).
[L. flea]

Pulex

/Pu·lex/ (pu´leks) a genus of fleas, including P. ir´ritans, the common flea or human flea, which attacks humans and domestic animals, and may act as an intermediate host of certain helminths.

Pulex

[pyo̅o̅′leks]
Etymology: L, flea
a genus of fleas, some species of which transmit arthropod-borne infections, such as plague and epidemic typhus.

Pu·lex

(pyū'leks)
A genus of fleas (family Pulicidae, order Siphonaptera).
[L. flea]

Pulex

a genus of fleas, several species of which transmit the microorganism causing bubonic plague in humans.

Pulex irritans
a widely distributed species, known as the human flea, which infests domestic animals as well as humans, and may act as an intermediate host of certain helminths.
Pulex porcinus
the peccary flea.