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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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(21) Another collaborator-turned-rebel was Blatta Gabre Igziabher Gilay who used to repeatedly, bluntly, and harshly denigrate Menelik for "selling half of Tigray" to the Italians.
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.
But the novel gets its originality, its humor and its kick from the way Knox applies Blatta's insect past to his human present." DEIRDRE DONAHUE
Concerning clustering, the situation is not clear: thus, grembit 'contrary (person)' and gerembit; blatta, honorific title, and balatta; blen 'pupil of the eye' and belen.
Whiting (1973a), Aerobic bacteria occurring in the hind-gut of the cockroach, Blatta orientalis, J.
Blatta orientalis or americana (cockroach): Best known for its effectiveness with asthma, which may have something to do with those living in substandard and subhuman conditions, infested by cockroaches, who suffer disproportionately from asthma.