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Definitions of mosquitoes in various dictionaries:
noun - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
noun - a winged insect
MOSQUITOES - Mosquitoes are small, midge-like flies that constitute the family Culicidae. Females of most species are ectoparasites, whose tube-like mouthparts (c...
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|The chief insect carriers of encephalitis are the Culex & Aedes types of this insect|
|Doctors Without Borders has given out nets in malaria-ridden Guinea; not for basketball but to stop these insects|
|In 1897 Dr. Ronald Ross demonstrated that malaria was transmitted by these insects|
|These insects, like the Anopheles variety, use a tubelike proboscis to inject saliva & draw up blood|
|At 5/8" in length, the Gallinipper is one of the largest of these pests whose name is Spanish for "little fly"|
|These anopheles insects are especially attracted to dark colors|
|Tropical countries value guppies because they eat the larvae of these malaria spreaders|
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|Plural form of mosquito.|
|a slender long-legged fly with aquatic larvae. The bite of the bloodsucking female can transmit a number of serious diseases including malaria and elephantiasis.|
|Mosquitoes are small, midge-like flies that constitute the family Culicidae. Females of most species are ectoparasites, whose tube-like mouthparts (called a proboscis) pierce the hosts' skin to consume blood. The word "mosquito" (formed by mosca and diminutive -ito) is Spanish for "little fly". Thousands of species feed on the blood of various kinds of hosts, mainly vertebrates, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and even some kinds of fish. Some mosquitoes also attack invertebrates, mainly other arthropods. Though the loss of blood is seldom of any importance to the victim, the saliva of the mosquito often causes an irritating rash that can be a nuisance. Much more serious, though, is the role of many species of mosquitoes as vectors of diseases. In passing from host to host, some transmit extremely harmful infections such as malaria, yellow fever, Chikungunya, West Nile virus, dengue fever, filariasis, Zika virus and other arboviruses, rendering the Culicidae the deadli|