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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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