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Aedes

 [a-e´dēz]
a genus of mosquitoes, including approximately 600 species. A. aegyp´ti transmits the causative organisms of yellow fever and dengue. A. triseria´tus transmits La Crosse encephalitis.

Aedes

(ā-ē'dēz),
A widespread genus of small mosquitoes frequently found in tropic and subtropic regions.
[G. aēdēs, unpleasant, unfriendly]

Aedes

/Ae·des/ (a-e´dēz) a genus of mosquitoes, including approximately 600 species; some are vectors of disease, others are pests. It includes A. aegyp´ti, a vector of yellow fever and dengue.

aedes

(ā-ē′dēz)
n. pl. aedes
Any of various mosquitoes of the genus Aëdes, including A. aegypti, which transmits diseases such as yellow fever and dengue.

a·e′dine (-dīn, -dēn) adj.

Aedes

[ā·ē′dēz]
Etymology: Gk, aedes, unpleasant
a genus of mosquito prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions. Several species are capable of transmitting pathogenic organisms to humans, including dengue fever, equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, tularemia, and yellow fever.

A·e·des

(ā-ē'dēz)
A widespread genus of small mosquitoes frequently found in tropic and subtropic regions; various species are vectors for yellow fever, dengue, and other human diseases.
[G. aēdēs, unpleasant, unfriendly]

Aedes

A genus of mosquito of which the best know species is A. aegypti , which transmits the organisms causing YELLOW FEVER and DENGUE.

Aedes

a genus of the family Culicidae, the mosquitoes, and known to transmit the Plasmodium spp. causing bird malaria, and the viruses of Rift Valley fever and Japanese B encephalitis. Some species are vectors of equine encephalomyelitis virus. Dirofilaria immitis uses Aedes spp. as intermediate hosts for the development of microfilariae. Also cause insect worry in animals and vicious species, e.g. A. vigilax, may cause fatalities amongst puppies and piglets.