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stegomyia

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noun stego·my·ia \ ˌsteg-ə-ˈmī-ə \

medical Definition of stegomyia

1 capitalized, in some classifications :a genus of mosquitoes including the yellow-fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) and several related mosquitoes
2 :any mosquito of the genus Stegomyia; specifically :yellow-fever mosquito

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