- e.g., bees, hornets, yellowjackets, wasps, velvet ants, fire ants). Allergy immunotherapy usually takes 6 months to a year to become effective and injections are usually required for 3-5 years.
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shell — n. & v. n. 1 a the hard outer case of many marine molluscs (cockle shell). b the esp. hard but fragile outer covering of a bird s, reptile s, etc. egg. c the usu. hard outer case of a nut kernel, seed, etc. d the carapace of a tortoise, turtle,… … Useful english dictionary
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