Cimicidae
Ci·mic·i·dae sī-'mis-ə-.dē, sə- n pl a small family of flat-bodied wingless bloodsucking bugs of the order Hemiptera including the bedbug and some pests of birds and bats

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Ci·mic·i·dae (si-misґĭ-de) a family of wingless, blood-sucking, hemipterous insects of the suborder Heteroptera, including the bedbugs and related forms. Cimex, Haematosiphon, Leptocimex, and Oeciacus are medically important genera.

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