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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.
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Aedes

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

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