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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

(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

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).
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Phylogenetic analysis of Anopheles mosquito species introduced in New Caledonia.
Humidity was found to affect malarial parasite development in Anopheles mosquitoes [17].
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Based on human landing catch collections, a total of 519 Anopheles mosquitoes (population ratio or p) included five species of malaria vectors: An.
falciparum malaria parasite is multifaceted and stage specific both in Anopheles mosquito vector and human host.
Some waxy ornamentations or patterns on the dorsal parts of the larval bodies were observed during the conduct of extensive field collections and surveillance of Anopheles mosquitoes from various parts of the ROK.
In addition to monitoring insecticide resistance among wild caught Anopheles mosquitoes, human host preference and malaria parasite detection remain integral components in understanding the transmission dynamics.
Commonly, the disease is transmitted by a bite from an infected female Anopheles mosquito, which introduces the organisms from its saliva into a person's circulatory system.
The Anopheles mosquito bites a human infected with the Plasmodium malariae protozoa and carries the parasite to the next human it bites.
parasitic disease transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito, which
Sir Ronald, who became Professor of Tropical Medicine at Liverpool University the following year, was behind research which traced the mechanism by which malaria is transmitted to man by the anopheles mosquito for the first time.