malarial mosquito

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Related to malarial mosquito: anopheles mosquito
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Noun1.malarial mosquito - transmits the malaria parasitemalarial 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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The researchers, led by Associate Professor Giles Duffield and Assistant Professor Zain Syed of the Department of Biological Sciences, examined the role for a major chemosensory family of mosquito proteins, odorant-binding proteins (OBPs), in the daily regulation of olfactory sensitivities in the malarial mosquito.
In total, the program has raised $42,000-enough to protect over 8,000 children from the deadly bite of a malarial mosquito.
Much of the southern United States is favorable to the malarial mosquito.