Parasite caught in part of foot when getting up (5)

While searching our database we found 1 possible solution for the: Parasite caught in part of foot when getting up (5) crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on 7 June 2021 The Guardian Cryptic Crossword puzzle. The solution we have for Parasite caught in part of foot when getting up (5) has a total of 5 letters.

Answer

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5H


Definition

See 2d Leach.
See Leach, v. t.
The border or edge at the side of a sail.
A physician or surgeon; a professor of the art of healing.
Any one of numerous genera and species of annulose worms, belonging to the order Hirudinea, or Bdelloidea, esp. those species used in medicine, as Hirudo medicinalis of Europe, and allied species.
A glass tube of peculiar construction, adapted for drawing blood from a scarified part by means of a vacuum.
To treat as a surgeon; to doctor; as, to leech wounds.
To bleed by the use of leeches.

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