malaria mosquito

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Noun1.malaria mosquito - transmits the malaria parasitemalaria mosquito - transmits the malaria parasite  
mosquito - two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals
Anopheles, genus Anopheles - malaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae
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For example, the winner of the biology category in 2006 discovered that a type of malaria mosquito was attracted to Limburger cheese just as much as to humans.
Regarding the biting time for malaria mosquito, 112 (55.8%) stated that nighttime is the common biting time whereas 89 (44.2%) stated that it can be any time.
WHY doesn't Cheryl Cole donate some of her X Factor fee instead of asking the public to buy malaria mosquito nets?
Bates, "Expression of D7 and D7-related proteins in the salivary glands of the human malaria mosquito Anopheles stephensi," Insect Molecular Biology, vol.
Spatial and temporal distribution of the malaria mosquito Anopheles arabiensis in northern Sudan: influence of environmental factors and implications for vector control.
Two strains of Africa's most notorious malaria mosquito are evolving into new species, new research has shown.
Use of GIS-based spatial modeling approach to characterize the spatial patterns of malaria mosquito vector breeding habitats in northwestern Thailand.
The malaria mosquito uses a different set of receptors.
Geneticists first did the lab fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, and have since published reports on another fruit fly species, the malaria mosquito, and the silkworm.
An international team, led by British and American scientists, has deciphered the DNA code of the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae, and of Plasmodium falciparam, the anopheles parasite that causes the deadliest variety of the disease.
The malaria mosquito, one of the most common here, has a flight range of about two miles, hatches in standing water at rice fields or swamps, and bites only at night.