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  • n. Plural form of candiru.

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Examples

  • There were also collected by thousands those _ "candirus," _ a kind of small silurus, of which many are microscopic, and which so frequently make a pincushion of the calves of the bather when he imprudently ventures into their haunts.

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  • What you really need to ask them is when did their unnamed designers first insert those designs into botflies and candirus.

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  • There were also collected by thousands those “candirus,” a kind of small silurus, of which many are microscopic, and which so frequently make a pincushion of the calves of the bather when he imprudently ventures into their haunts.

    Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

  • The fish finds its prey by sniffing the water and this is where it starts to get nasty: the smell of human urine appeals to candirus and they can find their way to a human penis or vagina under the water and enter it.

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  • No one knows why there aren’t more candirus in the world, but there may be some things about being a vertebrate that make a parasitic life hard.

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