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noun plural Red·u·vi·idae \ˌrej-ə-ˈvī-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Reduviidae

  1. :  a very large and widely distributed family of bloodsucking hemipterous insects comprising the assassin bugs, having a short 3-jointed proboscis that is curved back under the head when at rest, and including vectors of Chagas disease belonging to the genera Rhodnius and Triatoma

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