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bloodsucker

Microbiology
Any haematophagous organisms, classically the medicinal leech (Hirudo medicinalis) and related species.
 
Psychology
A popular term for a person who
(1) sucks the emotional life out of others;
(2) uses others.
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Analyzing the situation on the attack of midges in Pavlodar, it should be noted that it is necessary to distinguish "molestation" of imago from their active bloodsucking aggressive attacks toward humans.
Vampire Vow and Vampire Thrall by Michael Schiefelbein (Alyson)--This well-written (but also blasphemous) duology follows a vampire who once hit on .Jesus Christ, then became a bloodsucking monk determined to destroy the priesthood by murder and seduction.
The bloodsucking capitalists-as-mosquitoes may be just a joke, but when Natasha-the-fly complains about the heavy use of insecticides that threaten her, and Pelevin by extension seems to complain about Russian pollution, the book is in danger of seeming like agitprop.
Public health experts have issued a warning about a small bloodsucking fly whose bite can give people serious side effects.
WE'RE getting to the heart of the National Health Service car parking outrage when a bloodsucking private operator slaps PS5,500 fines on a single nurse despite her buying a permit.
He thinks he can turn an assuming girl (Sheila Vand) but quickly learns that you shouldn't judge a bloodsucking vampire by her demure appearance.
Next up is Neil Jordan's vampire drama Byzantium, where she plays a bloodsucking mother with Saoirse Ronan as her daughter.
GET your garlic, crosses and stakes ready: a bloodsucking vampire is on the loose - or so say villagers in a tiny western Serbian hamlet.
Just opened THE international appeal of the vampire movie is exemplified in this slick German variation, set against the backdrop of a Berlin club where petty Goth criminal Lena (Karoline Herfurth) becomes drawn to the hedonistic antics of three women of the bloodsucking inclination.
She's a human, remember, with a vampire boyfriend, the bloodsucking Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson).
To save her son, Yax's mother must lure the Bloodsucking Monster out of the forest.