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Aedes

[ā′ē·dēz]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of the dipterous subfamily Culicinae in the family Culicidae, with species that are vectors for many diseases of humans.
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aedes

1. In Roman antiquity, any edifice or a minor shrine, not formally consecrated.
2. Now, any chapel or temple.
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To rid Aedes aegypti mosquitoes of breeding spots, the EcoWaste Coalition urged the public to take these preventive steps to heart: frequently inspect and remove stagnant water in your household and neighborhood, get rid of discards that can collect and hold water, recycle or dispose of water-collecting containers that are not needed, keep recyclables dry and clean, change water in flower vases weekly, flip the flowerpot plate to remove water, cover water pails, drums, and tanks with lids or mosquito-proof mesh, empty and clean water containers thoroughly once a week, clear the roof gutter of leaves and other debris so that pools of water do not form, and puncture or cut old rubber tires used as roof support to avoid collecting water.
The role of NF-kappaB factor REL2 in the Aedes aegypti immune response.
'To prevent being bitten by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, we must sleep in insecticide-treated mosquito nets and make sure rooms are well lit, either naturally or by having the lights on."
'As a result, mosquitoes, including the malaria-transmitting Anopheles and the deadly dengue-causing Aedes aegypti, are multiplying in great number, further endangering the health of thousands of not only Filipinos but [other] Asians,' Afuang said.
Efforts to understand what attracts the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes has been researched in ernest over the past 12 years.
Variation of Aedes aegypti larvae predation by Toxorhynchites violaceus larvae (Diptera: Culicidae) according to habitats dimensions.
Caption: The Aedes aegypti mosquito spreads diseases such as dengue fever and yellow fever.
He said that the dengue is the most common arthropod-borne viral (arboviral) illness in humans caused by mosquito named Aedes Aegypti and Aedes Albopictus.