[L. repellere, to drive back]
An agent that repels noxious organisms such as insects, ticks, and mites. Repellents may be applied to the surface of the body as a liquid, spray, or dust, or they may be used to impregnate clothing.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Repellent." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760123/all/repellent.
Repellent. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760123/all/repellent. Accessed May 27, 2023.
Repellent. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760123/all/repellent
Repellent [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 27]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/760123/all/repellent.
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