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Descriptor in English: Cimicidae
Descriptor in Spanish: Cimicidae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cimicidae
Descriptor in French: Cimicidae
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.412.420.150
Scope note: A family of wingless, blood-sucking insects of the suborder HETEROPTERA, including the bedbugs and related forms. Cimex (BEDBUGS), Heamatosiphon, and Oeciacus are medically important genera. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
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
History Note: 99
DeCS UI: 33690
Descriptor UI: D020063
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cimicidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0029771
Scope note A family of wingless, blood-sucking insects of the suborder HETEROPTERA, including the bedbugs and related forms. Cimex (BEDBUGS), Heamatosiphon, and Oeciacus are medically important genera. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Cimicidae



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