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bites

(bīts)
Multiple penetrations of the skin (puncture or laceration) causing reactions that result from 1) mechanical injury; 2) injection of toxic material such as snake or scorpion venom; 3) injection of antigenic substances, especially by insect or arthropod bites, capable of inducing and eliciting allergic sensitization; 4) introduction of otherwise indigenous mouth flora in the instance of human bites; 5) invasion of the tissue as in myiasis; 6) transmission of diseases such as typhus and rabies.
See also: bite

bites

(bīts)
Multiple penetrations of the skin (puncture or laceration) causing reactions that result from 1) mechanical injury; 2) injection of toxic material such as snake or scorpion venom; 3) injection of antigenic substances, especially by insect or arthropod bites, capable of inducing and eliciting allergic sensitization; 4) introduction of otherwise indigenous mouth flora in the instance of human bites; 5) invasion of the tissue as in myiasis; 6) transmission of diseases.
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Insurance companies are looking closely at the potential for increasing liability costs and jury awards for dog bites and either excluding liability coverage for dog bites, or not offering coverage at all,'' said Nanci Kramer, spokeswoman for the California Department of Insurance.
It is possible that recent changes in supervisory staff have resulted in a looser supervision of canine handlers with a resulting increase in bites,'' Bobb wrote.
The appropriate form of local wound care of brown recluse spider bites has evolved in recent years, and it now includes the application of cool compresses rather than heat.
Cheesy Bites Pizza was such a huge hit last year with customers of all ages, so we wanted to give everyone another chance to enjoy the pullable, poppable fun," said Bill Ogle, Pizza Hut chief marketing officer.
Bites to children make up 50 percent of dog-bite cases.
According to the Kibbles 'n Bits Brushing Bites survey recently conducted by Harris Interactive(R):
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Long John Silver's Buttered Lobster Bites will be available for a limited time.
The scene opens in a Pizza Hut restaurant with a teen-age boy having dinner with his family and placing an order for the new Cheesy Bites Pizza.
Delivering a full pizza plus bite-sized fun all-in-one, the new Cheesy Bites Pizza is designed to give customers the experience of pulling and popping the cheese-filled bites before digging into the pizza slices surrounded by the ring of cheese bites.
The bites created by the ICR can even be grouped into "panels" for easier one click access to related information at once.
When a person bites down on the lollipop that has been inserted into a Sound Bites holder, sound vibrations travel through the teeth to the inner ear, where they are heard just like normal sounds.