Syn: ↑genus Triatoma
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Reduviidae, ↑family Reduviidae
Member Meronyms: ↑conenose, ↑cone-nosed bug, ↑conenose bug, ↑big bedbug, ↑kissing bug

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\\trīˈad.əmə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin tria three + New Latin -toma — more at tri-
1. capitalized : a genus of large blood-sucking bugs that are usually placed in the family Reduviidae but sometimes assigned to a separate family and that feed on mammals and sometimes transmit Chagas' disease to their hosts — see conenose
2. -s : any bug of the genus Triatoma

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  • Triatoma — n. a genus of bloodsucking bugs (see reduviid). T. infestans is important in transmitting Chagas disease in Argentina, Uruguay, and Chile …   The new mediacal dictionary

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