Definition of Pulex irritans

1. Noun. The most common flea attacking humans.

Generic synonyms: Flea
Group relationships: Genus Pulex, Pulex



Pulex Irritans Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pulex Irritans Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulex Irritans

Puerto Rican Virgin Islands
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico
Puffinus
Puffinus puffinus
Puget Sound
Pugh
Pughe
Pugin
Puginesque
Puglia
Pujunan
Puka Inti
Pula
Pulex
Pulex irritans (current term)
Puli
Pulicaria
Pulicaria dysenterica
Pulicidae
Pulik
Pulinda
Pulindas
Pulitzer
Pulitzer Prize
Pulitzer Prizes
Pulitzers
Pullman
Pullman car
Pullman porter

Literary usage of Pulex irritans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1900)
"Pulex irritans (Common Flea).—This "ubiquitous" parasite is from 2 to 4 mm. (fV—-J- 'n-) 'n length, black or (when filled with blood) brownish-red in color, ..."

2. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1917)
"Pulex irritans (Common Flea).—This "ubiquitous" parasite is from 2 to 4 mm. (-j-'jj inch) in length, black or (when filled with blood) brownish-red in color ..."

3. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by James Meschter Anders (1915)
"Pulex irritans (Common Flea).—This " ubiquitous " parasite is from 2 to 4 mm. (^--J- in.) in length, black or (when filled with blood) brownish-red in color ..."

4. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1907)
"M. Pulex irritans (Common Flea).—This " ubiquitous" parasite is from 2 to 4 mm. (fa—\ in.) in length, black or (when filled with blood) brownish-red in ..."

5. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1911)
"M. Pulex irritans (Common Flea).—This "ubiquitous" parasite is from 2 to 4 mm. (^"i ÍD-) >n length» black or (when filled with blood) brownish-red in color, ..."

6. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1920)
"(1) Pulex irritans (Common Flea). The male is from 2 to 2.5 mm. in length, the female as much as 4 mm. It is a red or brownish-red insect, ..."

7. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Pulex irritans, L., 1758. Male 2 to 2-5 mm. in length, females about 4 mm.; reddish or dark brown ; head without bristles; thoracic and abdominal rings of ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pulex irritans

Search for Pulex irritans on Dictionary.com!Search for Pulex irritans on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pulex irritans on Google!Search for Pulex irritans on Wikipedia!

Search