culex
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, gnat; akin to Old Irish cuil fly Date: 15th century any of a large cosmopolitan genus (Culex) of mosquitoes that includes the common house mosquito (C. pipiens) of Europe and North America and vectors of the viruses causing Saint Louis encephalitis and West Nile fever

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  • Culex — Culex …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Culex — Eine mit Blut vollgesogene Culex quinquefasciatus Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Culex — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Culex Culex quinquefasciatus Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • CULEX — apud Graecos generale nomen non habuit olim. Nam βύτζα recens est et ex Arabibus sumptum: κώνωψ, est vinatius culex, de quo notus ille versus Hadtiani, Ambulare per popinas, Culices pati rotundos. Vide quoque infra voce Vinum. Ε᾿μπὶς, culex in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Culex — Cu lex, n. [L., a gnat.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of mosquitoes of the family {Culicidae}, to which most of the North American species belong. Some members of this genus are exceedingly annoying, as {Culex sollicitans}, which breeds in enormous numbers …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • culex — [kyo͞o′leks΄] n. [ModL < L, a gnat < IE base * k̑ū , sharp, pointed > OIr cuil, gnat, Sans s̍ula , spear] any of a large genus (Culex) of mosquitoes, including many of the most common species found in North America and Europe culicine… …   English World dictionary

  • Culex — Culex. См. комар. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Culex — Culex, s. Mücken …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Culex — Culex, s. Stechmücken …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Culex — Género de mosquitos culícidos. Comprende a especies transmisoras de la encefalitis viral y de la filariasis. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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