Medical Definition of Mansonia

1. A genus of brown or black medium-sized mosquitoes (tribe Culicini), often having banded abdomen and legs; larvae and pupae have modified breathing tubes enabling them to pierce aquatic plants to obtain air. Mansonia mosquitoes are distributed worldwide and, in tropical areas, are important vectors of Brugia malayi; in some areas they also transmit Wuchereria bancrofti. Origin: P. Manson (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mansonia

Manoel Island
Mansart
Mansfield
Mansi
Mansis
Manson
Manson's disease
Manson's eye worm
Manson's pyosis
Manson's schistosomiasis
Mansonella demarquayi
Mansonella ozzardi
Mansonella perstans
Mansonella streptocerca
Mansonella tucumana
Mansonia
Mansonite
Mansonites
Mansonoides
Manta birostris
Mantegna
Mantegnesque
Manteidae
Mantel-Haenszel test
Mantell
Manteodea
Mantidae
Mantinea
Mantinean
Mantineans

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