Phlebotomus


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Phlebotomus

 [flĕ-bot´o-mus]
a genus of biting flies, called sandflies, the females of which are blood sucking. They are vectors of various diseases, including visceral leishmaniasis (P. argen´tipes, P. chinen´sis, P. marti´ni, P. pernicio´sus), Carrión's disease (P. nogu´chi, P. verruca´rum), cutaneous leishmaniasis (P. lon´gipes, P. pe´difer, P. sergen´ti), and phlebotomus fever (P. papata´sii).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Phlebotomus

(flĕ-bot'ō-mŭs),
A genus of small bloodsucking sandflies of the subfamily Phlebotominae, family Psychodidae.
[phlebo- + G. tomos, cutting]
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Phle·bot·o·mus

(flĕ-bot'ŏ-mŭs)
A genus of very small bloodsucking sandflies of the subfamily Phlebotominae, family Psychodidae.
[phlebo- + G. tomos, cutting]
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Phlebotomus

A genus of sandfly that transmits LEISHMANIASIS (KALA AZAR) and SANDFLY FEVER.
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