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Descriptor English: Bedbugs
Descriptor Spanish: Chinches
Descriptor Portuguese: Percevejos-de-Cama
Descriptor French: Punaises des lits
Entry term(s): Bed Bug
Bed Bugs
Bedbug
Cimex
Cimex hemipterus
Cimex lectularius
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.412.420.150.100
HP4.018.189.541
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001511
Scope note: Parasitic bugs of the family CIMICIDAE. Female bed bugs lay eggs in a sheltered locations such as in mattress seams. Adults and nymphal instars of Cimex feed on warm-blooded hosts. Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus are implicated in human infestations.
Annotation: do not use /drug eff for insecticides: TN 111
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1529
Unique ID: D001511
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Bedbugs - Preferred
Concept UI M0002267
Scope note Parasitic bugs of the family CIMICIDAE. Female bed bugs lay eggs in a sheltered locations such as in mattress seams. Adults and nymphal instars of Cimex feed on warm-blooded hosts. Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus are implicated in human infestations.
Preferred term Bedbugs
Entry term(s) Bed Bug
Bed Bugs
Bedbug
Cimex
Cimex lectularius - Narrower
Concept UI M000622341
Preferred term Cimex lectularius
Cimex hemipterus - Narrower
Concept UI M000622342
Preferred term Cimex hemipterus



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