Definition of Sand fly

1. Noun. Any of various small dipterous flies; bloodsucking females can transmit sandfly fever and leishmaniasis.

Exact synonyms: Phlebotomus Papatasii, Sandfly
Generic synonyms: Gnat
Group relationships: Genus Phlebotomus, Phlebotomus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Fly

sand cherry
sand crab
sand crack
sand cricket
sand dab
sand devil's claw
sand dollar
sand dollars
sand down
sand dropseed
sand dune
sand dunes
sand eel
sand flea
sand fleas
sand fly (current term)
sand grouse
sand hog
sand hopper
sand iron
sand lance
sand launce
sand leek
sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand nigger
sand niggers

Literary usage of Sand fly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diagnostics and Treatment of Tropical Diseases by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1914)
"sand fly FEVER AND THREE DAY FEVER These dengue-like fevers of India are ... The strongest point in differentiation of sand fly fever and dengue is that ..."

2. The Diagnostics and Treatment of Tropical Diseases by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1917)
"far more explosive in character than is true of epidemics transmitted by the sand fly. The strongest point in differentiation of sand ..."

3. General Medicine (1920)
"SAND-FLY FEVER Sand-Fly Fever and Its Relationship to Dengue. While the subject of sand-fly fever and its relationship to dengue may not interest materially ..."

4. The Fly Fisher's Guide by George Cole Bainbridge (1840)
"33 and 34 represent the sand fly; the former with the wings raised, in order to show the size of the body, the latter to point out the form in which the fly ..."

5. The Diagnostics and Treatment of Tropical Diseases by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1914)
"sand fly FEVER AND THREE DAY FEVER These dengue-like fevers of India are ... The strongest point in differentiation of sand fly fever and dengue is that ..."

6. The Diagnostics and Treatment of Tropical Diseases by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1917)
"far more explosive in character than is true of epidemics transmitted by the sand fly. The strongest point in differentiation of sand ..."

7. General Medicine (1920)
"SAND-FLY FEVER Sand-Fly Fever and Its Relationship to Dengue. While the subject of sand-fly fever and its relationship to dengue may not interest materially ..."

8. The Fly Fisher's Guide by George Cole Bainbridge (1840)
"33 and 34 represent the sand fly; the former with the wings raised, in order to show the size of the body, the latter to point out the form in which the fly ..."

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