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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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The average length of hospital stay was longer (11 [range 1-60] days) in cases of dog bites than in cases of cat bites or scratches (8.3 [range 3-41] days).
Cat-scratch disease occurs when a cat licks an open wound and can also be transferred if a cat bites or scratches a person's skin hard enough to break the surface.
Sepsis of total knee arthroplasty after domestic cat bite: should we warn patients?
Bacteriologic analysis of infected dog and cat bites Emergency Medicine Animal Bite Infection Study Group.
These bacteria may cause local wound infections after a dog or cat bite and may lead to sepsis, meningitis, and disseminated coagulopathy.
If there are concerns about rabies from a dog or cat bite, the animal can be quarantined for 10 days.
Although the condition generally is transmitted by a scratch, some doctors believe it may also be caused by a cat bite.
A 10-year-old girl died in Svay Rieng province on Tuesday after contracting rabies from a cat bite in early December last year.
TRAVELLERS are being warned about rabies after a UK national caught it from a cat bite and died.
Health officialssaid they became infected with the disease following a cat bite during a visit to the North African country.
aJISAWA, "Necrotizing fasciitis after a cat bite: a case report," Kansenshogaku Zasshi, vol.
We present a case of sepsis and coma in an elderly immunocompetent woman due to Pasteurella multocida after a cat bite.
Eight cases of human tularemia occurred through a cat bite: 7 of these cases involved adults and 1 involved a 6-year-old child.
Today Rob sends another e-mail: "In addition to my initial fee of $624 associated with my cat bite, I got a second bill for $194.70.
3:14 p.m., Animal Control was notified of a person with a cat bite on Prospect Street.