Definition of Aedes aegypti

1. Noun. Mosquito that transmits yellow fever and dengue.

Exact synonyms: Yellow-fever Mosquito
Generic synonyms: Mosquito
Group relationships: Aedes, Genus Aedes

Medical Definition of Aedes aegypti

1. The yellow fever mosquito, a species that is also the vector of the pathogen of dengue; characterised by white lyre-shaped markings on the thorax. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Aedes Aegypti

Adyghe Autonomous Oblast
Adélie Land
Aeby's plane
Aedes aegypti
Aedes albopictus
Aedes caballus
Aedes leucocelaenus
Aedes polynesiensis
Aedes scapularis
Aedes sollicitans
Aedes variegatus
Aegadean Islands
Aegadean Isles
Aegadian Islands
Aegates Isles
Aegean Sea

Literary usage of Aedes aegypti

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

1. A Melancholy Scene of Devastation: The Public Response to the 1793 by J. Worth Estes, Billy G. Smith (1997)
"The aedes aegypti is well adapted to urban conditions since it thrives, according to Klepp, in "small, calm bodies of water.. . such as the water barrels on ..."

2. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"... List of pests controlled by each of the 12 plants listed in Table 2: Acorus calamus aedes aegypti, Athalia próxima, ..."

3. Gene Transfer in Animal Systems: Bibliography, 1985-1991 (1993)
"M44 Genetic transformation of the mosquito aedes aegypti by micro-injection of DNA. ... Language: English Descriptors: aedes aegypti; Embryos (annual); ..."

4. Papers and Proceedings of the Surgeon General's Conference on Agricultural edited by Melvin L. Myers (1994)
"... more aggressive biter and a more efficient vector of the dengue fever virus than the yellow fever mosquito, aedes aegypti.12'13 Since the early 1980's, ..."

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