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n. pl. aedes
Any of various mosquitoes of the genus Aëdes, including A. aegypti, which transmits diseases such as yellow fever and dengue.
[New Latin Aēdēs
, genus name
, from Greek aēdēs
; see a-1
; see swād-
in Indo-European roots
a·e′dine (-dīn, -dēn) adj.
relating to mosquitoes of the genus Aedes
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Low-temperature threshold for egg survival of a post-diapause and non-diapause European aedine
strain, Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Recently small RNA molecules derived from different pathway have been reported to have an antiviral role in aedine
mosquitoes and derived cell lines: PIWI interacting (pi)RNAs (24-29 nt).
It has also been preliminarily tested against some Aedine
and anopheline mosquito showing reasonable and promising effects (Prabakaran et al.