Culicoides

noun

Cu·​li·​coi·​des ˌkyü-lə-ˈkȯid-ˌēz How to pronounce Culicoides (audio)
: a genus of bloodsucking midges (family Ceratopogonidae) of which some are intermediate hosts of filarial parasites

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“Culicoides.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Culicoides. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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