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Definition of the noun aedes aegypti

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  1. mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Aedes aegypti: yellow-fever 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 Biological Invasions (2011)

by Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

species origin invaded Range larval Habitats Macrohabitats Aedes aegypti Africa cosmotropical, warm human-made containers urban, domestica Aedes albopictus Asia cosmopolitan, temperate human-made containers, suburban, rural ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of toxicology (2005)

Dib-L] by Philip Wexler, Bruce D. Anderson

Parvoviridae Aedes aegypti densovirus, (AaDNV), Parvoviridae Aedes aegypti entomopoxvirus, (AAEV), Poxviridae Aedes albopictus densovirus, ( AlDNV), ...

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 Microbiology (2009)

South American cities Humans Aedes aegypti mosquitoes Yellow fever (sylvan ) Africa, South American forests Monkeys Haemagogus, Aedes mosquitoes Dengue virus Dengue fever, dengue HF Tropics worldwide Humans Aedes aegypti ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

It is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito and occurs in tropic and subtropic regions.

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

In the context of DENGUE, Wolbachia was shown to transfer genes to the mosquito host Aedes aegypti [BMC Genomics (2009) 10:33]. Moreover, attempts have been made to control dengue by infecting mosquitoes with a strain of Wolbachia ...

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