Reduvius

noun

Re·​du·​vi·​us ri-ˈd(y)ü-vē-əs How to pronounce Reduvius (audio)
: the type genus of the family Reduviidae that includes an assassin bug (R. personatus) capable of inflicting a painful bite

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“Reduvius.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Reduvius. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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