Man·​so·​nia man-ˈsō-nē-ə How to pronounce Mansonia (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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