Anopheles

(redirected from Mosquito Coast)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Anopheles

 [ah-nof´ĕ-lēz]
a widely distributed genus of mosquitoes, comprising over 300 species, many of which are important vectors of malaria.

Anopheles

(ă-nof'ĕ-lēz),
A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae, subfamily Anophelinae). The sporogenous cycle of the malarial parasite is passed in the body cavity of female mosquitoes of certain species of this genus; several selected vectors (from among more than 90 species) are listed below.
[G. anōphelēs, useless, harmful, fr. an- priv. + ōpheleō, to be of use]

Anopheles

/Anoph·e·les/ (ah-nof´ĕ-lēz) a widely distributed genus of mosquitoes, comprising over 300 species, many of which are vectors of malaria; some are vectors of Wuchereria bancrofti.

anopheles

(ə-nŏf′ə-lēz′)
n.
Any of various mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles, which can carry the malaria parasite and transmit the disease to humans. Also called anopheles mosquito.

a·noph′e·line′ (-līn′, -lĭn) adj.

Anopheles

[ənof′əlēz]
Etymology: Gk, anopheles, harmful
a genus of mosquito containing over 90 species, many of which are vectors of malaria. See also Plasmodium.

Anopheles

The genus of mosquitoes that is the primary vector for malaria.

A·noph·e·les

(ă-nof'ĕ-lēz)
A genus of mosquitoes (family Culicidae, subfamily Anophelinae). The sporogenous cycle of the malarial parasite is passed in the body cavity of female mosquitoes of certain species of this genus.
[G. anōphelēs, useless, harmful, fr. an- priv. + ōpheleō, to be of use]

Anopheles,

A genus of mosquito containing a number of species that transmit the malarial parasite from person to person when feeding on blood. Species commonly transmitting malaria include A. gambiae (Africa), A. stephensi (Middle east), A. culicifacies (India), A. maculatus (Far East) and A. punctulatus (Australasia).

Anopheles

a genus of the family Culicidae of mosquitoes which may carry filarioid worm microfilariae of filarid nematodes.
References in periodicals archive ?
Logging firms eye the hardwood forests, and mining companies file concessions to Mosquito Coast lands in faraway Tegucigalpa.
Nearly every building on the Mosquito Coast was destroyed.
With ground-breaking productions such as Popeye in Exile, Gormenghast, Les Enfants du Paradis, Mosquito Coast and La Dolce Vita, the Ensemble has also broken long-held taboos on source material, concentrating on the new and untried.
His quest takes him among the local indians on the notorious Mosquito Coast who may well have been the inspiration for Man Friday and those tales of cannibalism.
Helen Mirren, who starred with Harrison Ford in The Mosquito Coast, says that he is a lousy kisser.
The brand has expanded to include Bull Frog Mosquito Coast, which is a combination sunscreen and Insect repellent.
36 Which country's eastern seaboard is mostly made up of the Mosquito Coast (named for Miskito natives, not the insect)?
They disembark from their boat on the Mosquito Coast, before facing their first foray into the steaming jungle.
The south coast will become the Mosquito Coast, salmon won't live in our waters and potatoes won't grow
BullFrog, the Company's sun care product line, will introduce Mosquito Coast that will begin shipping in November 2005.
From the stage in the Eighties and hit movies including The Long Good Friday, The Mosquito Coast and The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Dame Helen became a household name in the Nineties in detective series Prime Suspect and turned out an Oscar-nominated role in The Madness of King George.
New Products: Icy Hot Pro-Therapy, Selsun Salon, BullFrog Kids UV Defender, BullFrog Mosquito Coast.