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Blatta

(blat'ă),
A genus of insects (family Blattidae) that includes the abundant oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis. The dried insect yields antihydropin, a diuretic principle.
[L. cockroach]

Blatta

(blat'a) [L. blatta, cockroach]
A genus of cockroaches (family Blattidae). See: cockroach

Blatta orientalis

See: oriental cockroach
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Candidatus Rhabdochlamydia crassificans, an intracellular bacterial pathogen of the cockroach Blatta orientalis (Insecta: Blattodea).
Blatta Orientalis is a dark or brownish-coloured, medium- sized cockroach which favours living in domestic houses.
Whiting (1973a), Aerobic bacteria occurring in the hind-gut of the cockroach, Blatta orientalis, J.
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