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a genus of mosquitoes comprising some 55 species, distributed primarily in tropical regions, important as vectors of microfilariae and viruses.
A genus of brown or black medium-sized mosquitoes (tribe Culicini), often with banded abdomen and legs; larvae and pupae have modified breathing tubes enabling them to pierce aquatic plants to obtain air. Mansonia mosquitoes are distributed worldwide and, in tropical areas, are important vectors of Brugia malayi; in some areas they also transmit Wuchereria bancrofti.
Mansonia/Man·so·nia/ (man-so´ne-ah) a genus of mosquitoes, several species of which transmit Brugia malayi; some may also transmit viruses, such as those of equine encephalomyelitis.
Manson,Sir Patrick, English authority on tropical medicine, 1844-1922.
Schistosoma mansoni - a disease-causing parasite transmitted by snails.
Mansonella - a genus of filaria, widely distributed in tropical Africa and South America.
Mansonia - a genus of brown or black medium-sized mosquitoes.
Manson disease - Synonym(s): Schistosoma mansoni
Manson eye worm - a widely distributed spiruroid nematode parasite of fowl. Synonym(s): Oxyspirura mansoni
Manson pyosis - obsolete term for a superficial pyogenic infection. Synonym(s): pemphigus contagiosus
Manson schistosomiasis - Synonym(s): schistosomiasis mansoni
Manson syndrome - pulmonary obliterative arteriolitis.
Oxyspirura mansoni - Synonym(s): Manson eye worm
a genus of mosquitoes in the family Culicidae and vectors of Dirofilaria immitis of dogs and the virus of Rift Valley fever in all species. Now called Taeniorhynchus spp.