Definition of Reduviidae

1. Noun. Assassin bugs.

Exact synonyms: Family Reduviidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Heteroptera, Suborder Heteroptera
Member holonyms: Assassin Bug, Reduviid, Genus Triatoma, Triatoma, Arilus, Genus Arilus



Medical Definition of Reduviidae

1. A family (order Hemiptera) of predatory insects, the assassin bugs, which attack animals and humans. It includes the subfamily Triatominae, the kissing or cone-nosed bugs, whose type genus Triatoma includes species that are vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reduviidae

Redding
Reddy
Redeemer
Redeemer of Mankind
Redeemer of the World
Redemptorist
Redemptorists
Redfella
Redfellas
Redford
Rediffusion
Redlich
Redmondian
Redonda
Reds
Reduviidae
Redwood National Park
Reeb component
Reeb components
Reebless
Reece
Reed
Reed-Frost theory of epidemics
Reed-Sternberg cell
Reed-Sternberg cells
Reed cells
Rees
Rees-Ecker fluid
Reese
Reeth

Literary usage of Reduviidae

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1. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Members of the family reduviidae as typical representatives of the order Hemiptera, ... The reduviidae are ..."

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