Medical Dictionary

Culicidae

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noun plural Cu·lic·i·dae \kyü-ˈlis-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Culicidae

  1. :  a family of slender long-legged dipteran flies having the body and appendages partly covered with hairs or scales and the mouthparts adapted for piercing and sucking, comprising the mosquitoes, and having active aquatic larvae known as wrigglers


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