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Anopheles

(ă-nof′ĕ-lēz″)

[Gr. anophelēs, harmful, useless]
A genus of mosquitoes belonging to the family Culicidae, order Diptera. It is a vector of many infectious diseases, including malaria, dengue, and filariasis.

Anopheles koliensis

A species found primarily in Indonesia and the Solomon Islands that is an important vector of malaria and filarial diseases.

Anopheles stephensi

A species found primarily on the Indian subcontinent and a vector for falciparum malaria.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Anopheles." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768685/all/Anopheles.
Anopheles. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768685/all/Anopheles. Accessed May 21, 2019.
Anopheles. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768685/all/Anopheles
Anopheles [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768685/all/Anopheles.
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