Asian tiger mosquito


Asian tiger mosquito

noun

Definition of ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO

:  a black-and-white striped Asian mosquito (Aedes albopictus) that is a vector of several diseases (as dengue) and has been introduced into the United States

First Known Use of ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO

1986

Asian tiger mosquito

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ASIAN TIGER MOSQUITO

: a black-and-white striped Asian mosquito of the genus Aedes (A. albopictus) that transmits the causative viruses of several diseases (as dengue and Japanese B encephalitis) in Asia and that has been introduced into the United States—called also tiger mosquito

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