Flea-bite


Also found in: Idioms.

Flea´-bite`


n.1.The bite of a flea, or the red spot caused by the bite.
2.A trifling wound or pain, like that of the bite of a flea.
References in periodicals archive ?
The encouraging news is that the incidence of flea-bite allergy, once the most common allergic reaction, has decreased considerably since the advent of effective, easy-to-use flea-control products.
The encouraging news is that the incidence of flea-bite allergy, once the most typical allergic reaction seen in cats, has decreased considerably since the advent of effective, easy-to-use flea control products.
Our results highlight the importance of educating the public about flea-bite prevention and raising physician awareness to identify cases, particularly in children.
But during the last few months of the War, when the shelling was not a flea-bite to what it had been, it was used very frequently.
Flea-bite hypersensitivity usually gets worse throughout the dog's life.
The numbers killed at Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a flea-bite when compared with the numbers tortured and killed by the Japanese during their 14 years of aggression.
However, the most common problem is flea-bite hypersensitivity.
Because co-star Gillian Anderson is also pressing for the move and, while doing the show in Hollywood will cost a bundle, it's a flea-bite compared to what the producers would lose if the demanding pair took a hike.
Flea-bite dermatitis is the most common cause of canine allergy.
The barrage of the previous day was a flea-bite to this one.
Cats, on the other hand, are most often infected after eating plague-infected rodents; flea-bite transmission appears to be much less common.