chigoe flea


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Related to chigoe flea: sand flea, Tunga penetrans, Chiggers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chigoe flea - small tropical fleachigoe flea - small tropical flea; the fertile female burrows under the skin of the host including humans
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap
genus Tunga, Tunga - a genus of Siphonaptera
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chigoe flea

n nigua
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She advocates for breast cancer and fistula awareness, and eradication of the chigoe flea. She also mentors schoolgirls.
Other commonly used names include chigoe flea, sand flea, chigo, jigger, chique, nigua, pico, le bicho de pr.