Hirudinea



[hir-oo-din-ee-uh] /ˌhɪr ʊˈdɪn i ə/

noun
1.
the class comprising the leeches.

Hirudinea Hir·u·din·e·a (hēr’ə-dĭn’ē-ə, -yə-)
n.
A class of worms, comprising the leeches that feed on blood and tissue exudates of vertebrates.

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