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Definition of the noun aedes albopictus

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  1. striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Aedes albopictus: Asian tiger mosquito
    • more generic word: mosquito = two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
    • member of: Aedes / genus Aedes = yellow-fever mosquitos

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, another container-inhabiting species dispersed transcontinentally, like its close relative A. aegypti, by shipping, is considered an important secondary vector and may be the sole vector of dengue ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

Aedes albopictus is an important vector of two widespread arboviruses that cause human disease, dengue and chikungunya.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arthropod-transmitted Infections of Man and Domesticated Animals (2001)

by M. W. Service, R. W. Ashford

Aedes albopictus mosquito (C6/36) or Aedes pseudoscutellaris mosquito (AP 61) cell lines are widely utilized. The most recent methods for serological diagnosis involve complement fixation, neutralization, inhibition of ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Human and Medical Virology (2010)

by Brian W.J. Mahy, Marc H.V. van Regenmortel

Aedes albopictus densovirus Aedes albopictus densovirus (AalDNV) Tentative speciesa Penaeus stylirostris densovirusb (PstDNV) Aedes pseudoscutellaris densovirus (ApDNV) Simulium ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Aedes albopictus Asian species of mosquitoes - so-called tiger mosqui- toe - actually spreading worldwide (vector of dengue fever virus, West Nile virus). — > Diptera. Adhesion Proteins >Knobs, — >Coccidia, penetration. Aega > Crustacea .

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

Aedes albopictus. autogenous m. 1. a mosquito that can produce viable eggs without a blood meal. 2. Aedes albopictus. forest day m. Aedes albopictus. house m. either Culex pipiens or C. quinquefasciatus. steyogamous m. a mosquito that ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2003)

by Moselio Schaechter

Vector: Aedes aegyptia (Asia: also Aedes albopictus) Contact with infected secretions Contact with infected secretions Lassa fever Fever, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

Aedes aegypti is the principal vector worldwide, but other important vectors are Aedes albopictus in Asia and the Americas, Aedes scutellaris in the Pacific, and Aedes africanus and Aedes luteocephalus in Africa. The virus is only transmitted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

Scientific name: Aedes albopictus Synonym: Stegomyia ... the back and head. Males are smaller than females and have feathery antennae 116 n INVERTEBRATES (INSECTS) Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes albopictus)...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

A closely related species, Aedes albopictus, can also transmit dengue. They are known to transmit the Plasmodium spp. of bird malaria, and the arboviruses of Rift Valley Fever and Japanese B encephalitis. Some species are vectors of equine ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

Advancement of Psychotherapy AAPTSD = American Association for the Promotion of Teaching Speech to the Deaf AAPU=American Association of Pediatric Urologists AAPV= aedes albopictus parvo virus AAQ= Acupuncture Association of ...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

AIDCI angle independent Doppler color imaging AIDH atypical intraductal hyperplasia AIDNV Aedes albopictus densovirus AIDP acute idiopathic demyelinating polyneuropathy AIDS acquired immune deficiency or immunodeficiency ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

aegypti, Aedes albopictus, Ae. polynesiensis and Aedes scutellaris, are diurnal, with Ae. aegypti having two or three peaks of activity, one just after dawn and one just ...

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