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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of parasitic suctorial crustaceans, of the group called Epizoa, or fish-lice, having the elongated labium and metastoma united in a tube which incloses the sharp styliform mandibles, typical of the family Caligidæ. C. curtus is a parasite of the cod.


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