Mansonia

noun
Man·​so·​nia | \ man-ˈsō-nē-ə How to pronounce Mansonia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mansonia

: a widespread genus of mosquitoes that carry filarial worms and whose larvae and pupae obtain oxygen directly from plants underwater

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“Mansonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mansonia. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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