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Pronunciation: bar′bē-ā′rō

Definition: Brazilian term for the bloodsucking hemipteran triatomid bug, Panstrongylus megistus, an important vector of Chagas disease, caused by Trypanosoma cruzi.

[Pg. the barber]

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