genus Phlebotomus

genus Phlebotomus
noun
small bloodsucking sand flies that resemble moths
Syn: ↑Phlebotomus
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Psychodidae, ↑family Psychodidae
Member Meronyms: ↑sand fly, ↑sandfly, ↑Phlebotomus papatasii

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Phlebotomus — Taxobox name = Phlebotomus image width = 240px image caption = A male Phlebotomus fly regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota| ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Phlebotomus — noun small bloodsucking sand flies that resemble moths • Syn: ↑genus Phlebotomus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Psychodidae, ↑family Psychodidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phlebotomus — A genus of very small bloodsucking sandflies of the subfamily Phlebotominae, family Psychodidae. [phlebo + G. tomos, cutting] P. argentipes the vector of kala azar in India. P. chinensis the vector of kala azar in China. P. flaviscutellatus SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • Phlebotomus papatasii — noun any of various small dipterous flies; bloodsucking females can transmit sandfly fever and leishmaniasis • Syn: ↑sand fly, ↑sandfly • Hypernyms: ↑gnat • Member Holonyms: ↑Phlebotomus, ↑genus Phlebotomus …   Useful english dictionary

  • phlebotomus fever — n SANDFLY FEVER * * * an acute, self limited, febrile viral disease seen in warm weather from the Mediterranean Basin through the Middle East to Central Asia, as well as in Central and South America, and caused by any of several types of… …   Medical dictionary

  • phlebotomus fever — noun : a virus disease of brief duration characterized by fever, headache, pain in the eyes, malaise, and leukopenia and transmitted by the bite of a sand fly (Phlebotomus papatasii) called also sand fly fever * * * /fleuh bot euh meuhs/, Pathol …   Useful english dictionary

  • phlebotomus fever — noun Etymology: New Latin Phlebotomus, genus of sand flies Date: circa 1923 sandfly fever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • phlebotomus fever — /fleuh bot euh meuhs/, Pathol. See sandfly fever. [1920 25; < NL Phlebotomus genus name of the sandfly < Gk phlebotómos vein cutting (referring to instruments for letting blood); see PHLEBO , TOME] * * * …   Universalium

  • arthropod genus — noun a genus of arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangium, ↑genus Phalangium, ↑Chelifer, ↑genus Chelifer, ↑Mastigoproctus, ↑genus Mastigoproctus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phlebovirus — A genus of the family Bunyaviridae that contains more than 40 viruses that cross react; transmitted by arthropods primarily of the genus Phlebotomus; causes sandfly fever and Rift Valley fever. * * * Phle·bo·vi·rus flē bə .vī rəs n a genus of… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”