glossina


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glossina

(ɡlɒˈsaɪnə)
n
(Animals) the tsetse fly
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Noun1.glossina - bloodsucking African flyglossina - bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
fly - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
genus Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies
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References in classic literature ?
An African insect ( Glossina morsitans ) whose bite is commonly regarded as nature's most efficacious remedy for insomnia, though some patients prefer that of the American novelist ( Mendax interminabilis ).
Uyku hastaligi cece sinekleri (Glossina cinsi) ile bulasan paraziter bir hastaliktir.
Mpiana et al., "Prospects for developing odour baits to control Glossina fuscipes spp., the major vector of human African trypanosomiasis," PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, vol.
The HAT disease has killed millions of people since the beginning of 20th century and it is transmitted from one individual to another by tsetse flies (genus Glossina); TBG is transmitted by riverine tsetse species, while TBR is transmitted by savanna tsetse species [1].
Metabolic responses of Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) puparia exposed to oxygen and temperature variation: Implications for population dynamics and subterranean life.
This disease is transmitted by tsetse fly (genus Glossina), a vector which is only found in tropical Africa, this explains the T.
Sleeping sickness was regarded as 'the most burning problem of European colonisation in Equatorial Africa', and its vector the tsetse fly (Glossina species) was believed to survive on the blood of game animals.
The SIT and IS techniques have been used very successfully in AWIPM programs with strategic objectives including containment, suppression and eradication against a number of major insect pests: New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) (Wyss 2000), tsetse flies, Glossina spp.
Tsetse-fly (Glossina morsitans) in the Koalib Hills, Nuba Mountains Province, Sudan.