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a·noph·e·les / əˈnäfəlēz/ (also anopheles mosquito) • n. a mosquito (genus Anopheles, family Culicidae) common in warm climates. Its many species include those that transmit the malarial parasite to humans. DERIVATIVES: a·noph·e·line / -ˌlīn; -lin/ adj. & n.

Anopheles

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Anopheles (ă-nof-i-leez) n. a genus of widely distributed mosquitoes. The malarial parasite (see Plasmodium) is transmitted to humans solely through the bite of female Anopheles mosquitoes.

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Anopheles See CULICIDAE.

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