noun, plural a·noph·e·les.
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Origin of anopheles
OTHER WORDS FROM anophelesa·noph·e·line [uh-nof-uh-lahyn, -lin], /əˈnɒf əˌlaɪn, -lɪn/, adjective, noun
Words nearby anopheles
Example sentences from the Web for anopheles
In contrast to the veteran Anopheles, the Aedes mosquito did not arrive until the 1980s.Chikungunya: The Mosquito-Borne Virus That Contorts Your Limbs|Kent Sepkowitz|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sexual cycle can take place only within the body of one genus of mosquito, anopheles.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
A bite from an anopheles mosquito does not cause malaria unless the particular mosquito has previously bitten a malaria patient.
The stegomyia flies and bites in the early afternoon and again at night, the anopheles flies and bites after sunset.