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Asian tiger mosquito

noun

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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July 01, 2015
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