HyperDic: genus_anopheles

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Anopheles:
NOUNanimalgenus Anopheles, Anophelesmalaria mosquitoes
English > genus Anopheles: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningmalaria mosquitoes; distinguished by the adult's head-downward stance and absence of breathing tubes in the larvae.
SynonymAnopheles
Member ofCulicidae, family Culicidaemosquitoes
MembersanophelineAny mosquito of the genus Anopheles
malarial mosquito, malaria mosquitotransmits the malaria parasite
Broaderarthropod genusA genus of arthropods
Spanishanofeles, anopheles, genus anopheles
Catalananopheles, genus anopheles
Adjectivesanophelinerelating to or characteristic of malaria mosquitoes

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