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biting midge

noun

Definition of BITING MIDGE

:  any of a family (Ceratopogonidae) of tiny biting dipteran flies of which some are vectors of filarial worms
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First Known Use of BITING MIDGE

1945
Medical Dictionary

biting midge

noun

Medical Definition of BITING MIDGE

:  any of a large family (Ceratopogonidae) of tiny long-legged dipteran flies that have piercing mouthparts, attack birds and various mammals including humans, and include various vectors of filarial worms

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