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Medical Term:

Culiseta melanura

 

Definition: a species of mosquito that is the principal endemic vector of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus; given that this species feeds primarily on birds, other mosquitoes (Aedes spp.) transmit the virus from birds to humans and horses.

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