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Synonyms for bite

Synonyms for bite

to seize, as food, with the teeth

to consume gradually, as by chemical reaction or friction

to feel or cause to feel a sensation of heat or discomfort

a small portion of food

a light meal


Synonyms for bite

a wound resulting from biting by an animal or a person

a small amount of solid food

a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

a light informal meal

(angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait

wit having a sharp and caustic quality

a strong odor or taste property

the act of gripping or chewing off with the teeth and jaws

a portion removed from the whole

to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

penetrate or cut, as with a knife

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deliver a sting to


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Dog and cat bites to the hand: treatment and cost assessment.
Pasteurella multocida infection following cat bites in humans.
These bacteria may cause local wound infections after a dog or cat bite and may lead to sepsis, meningitis, and disseminated coagulopathy.
For dog and cat bites, particularly those to the hand, immediate attention may be needed to prevent infection.
The truth is: You could get treatment anywhere for your cat bite.
Cat bite wounds can cause inflammation, persistent swelling or fever and should be referred to the doctor.
One of the types of bacteria found in cat bite abscesses can cause meningitis in people, as can Pasturella, an infection that can follow on from a cat bite to a human.
In essence, a cat bite drives the bacteria deeper into the skin and underlying tissues.
Cat bite wound infections: a prospective clinical and microbiological study at three emergency wards in Stockholm, Sweden.
Such septic infection is very rare and I think Mrs Silvera was killed by a cat bite.
Some of the more common infectious organisms found in dog and cat bite wounds include Pasteurella multocida, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus species, and mouth anaerobes.
When he arrived he was completely lame on his right hind leg which the vets think was due to a cat bite abscess.
This swelling may be a cat bite abscess, especially if your cat is an unneutered tom, or prone to fighting.
There are a couple of possibilities, such as a malicious airgun injury or a cat bite, so it's best to get your cat checked over as soon as you can.