cimex

noun
ci·​mex | \ ˈsī-ˌmeks How to pronounce cimex (audio) \

Medical Definition of cimex

1 plural cimices\ ˈsī-​mə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce cimex (audio) , ˈsim-​ə-​ How to pronounce cimex (audio) \ : bedbug
2 capitalized : the type genus of the family Cimicidae comprising the common bedbug and a few related insects

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“Cimex.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cimex. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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