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hematophagous

 [he″mah-tof´ah-gus]
subsisting on blood.

he·ma·toph·a·gous

(hē'mă-tof'ă-gŭs, hem'ă-),
Subsisting on blood.
[hemato- + G. phagō, to eat]
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zerumbet and other plant species, notably 1,8-cineol and terpinen-4-ol, exhibited activity against hematophagous insects such as Triatoma infestans and Rhodnius prolixus, belonging to the family Reduviidae [14-18].
The vector transmission of CD is mainly occurred by hematophagous triatomines of the genera Panstrongylus, Rhodnius, and Triatoma.
The information generated from the key informant healers show similarities of reported traditional use of the plant in the treatment of a variety of health issues ranging from snake bites [9, 10] and stomach troubles [10], Gastralgia and adynamic conditions of digestive system [11], infected eyes [12, Diarrhea, stomach pains [9], Gastralgia [13], Anti-tuberculosis [14], Swollen limbs and skin diseases [14], Swollen limbs and skin diseases [10] and as Hematophagous insect repellents [15].
Effects of parasitism by a hematophagous mite on reproduction in barn swallow.
Hematophagous, frugivorous, and insectivorous bats can transmit the RABV23, and phylogenetic analysis using nucleotide sequences of N or G genes revealed that RABV is grouped into clusters according to the bat species that support the existence of species-specific variants or lineages of the virus (19, 24).
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New record of the hairy-legged hematophagous bat Diphylla ecaudata Spix, 1823 (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) in Colombia.
2015) suggests that serine peptidases are secreted in the American lobster midgut gland as vestigial character, as has been reported and proposed for other Arthropod's digestive enzymes; for example, in the Ixodes ticks, a switch in the diet preferences from scavenger to hematophagous was parallel to the changes in the salivary peptidase composition (Mans & Neitz 2004).