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1. A colloquial term for any small insect or arthropod, esp. of the order Hemiptera, that has sucking mouth parts, incomplete metamorphosis, and two pairs of wings, the fore pair being half membranous. SEE: bedbug; SEE: chigger 2. A colloquial term for a disease-causing germ or microorganism.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Bug." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737142/all/kissing_bug.
Bug. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737142/all/kissing_bug. Accessed December 11, 2019.
Bug. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737142/all/kissing_bug
Bug [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 11]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/737142/all/kissing_bug.
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