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biting midge

noun

Definition of biting midge

  1. :  any of a family (Ceratopogonidae) of tiny biting dipteran flies of which some are vectors of filarial worms



1945

First Known Use of biting midge

1945


Medical Dictionary

biting midge

noun

Medical Definition of biting midge

  1. :  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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