How to use Mosquito in a sentence
She held up clothing covered in mosquito netting.
She slapped the mosquito off her arm and shook her head.
She slapped at a mosquito on her arm and glanced up at him.
Some observers maintain that Anopheles does not "sing," like the common mosquito, and its bite is much less irritating.
This mosquito does not as a rule enter the large towns; but low-lying coast districts and ill-drained plains are especially subject to it.Advertisement
Ziemann advocates the destruction of mosquito larvae by the growing of such plants.
Change into the mosquito gear and come on out.
The island has a bad reputation for malaria, due to the fact that it offers a considerable quantity of breeding places for the Anopheles claviger, the mosquito whose bite conveys the infection.
In 1557, however, a great flood caused the Tiber to change its course, so that it no longer flowed under the walls of the castle, but some half a mile farther west; and its old bed (Fiume Morto) has ever since then served as a breeding ground for the malarial mosquito (Anopheles claviger).
The traveller and farmer are at times annoyed by the mosquito.Advertisement
Following up this line of investigation, Major Ronald Ross in 1895 found that if a mosquito sucked blood containing the parasites they soon began to throw out flagellae, which broke away and became free; and in 1897 he discovered peculiar pigmented cells, which afterwards turned out to be the parasites of aestivo-autumnal malaria in an early stage of development, within the stomachwall of mosquitoes which had been fed on malarial blood.
Then, turning his attention to the malaria of birds, he worked out the life-history of these cells within the body of the mosquito.
Failing such protection mosquito curtains should be used.
The most effective step would obviously be the extermination of the Anopheles mosquito.
An encouraging example is afforded by the remarkable fact that malaria, which was once rife in certain districts of England, has now died out, although the Anopheles maculipennis mosquito still exists there.Advertisement
The Cuban coast was uninterruptedly full of infection, and the danger of an outbreak in each year was never absent, until the work of the United States army in 1901-1902 conclusively proved that this disease, though ineradicable by the most extreme sanitary measures, based on the accepted theory of its origin as a filth-disease, could be eradicated entirely by removing the possibility of inoculation by the Stegomyia mosquito.
This, however, refers to the Providence Island off the Mosquito Coast; it was only in 1646 that Eleuthera was colonized, and in 1666 New Providence, by settlers from the Bermudas.
Dipterous insects are also very numerous in species, especially in those of sanguinary habits, such as the mosquito, ilium, maroim, carapana, borochudo, &c. In some places these insects constitute a veritable plague, and the infested regions are practically uninhabitable.
The discovery of the parasite of malaria by Laveran, and of the method by which it gains entrance to the human body, through the bite of a particular variety of mosquito, by Manson and Ross, promises much in the way of eradication of the disease in the future.
For some of these, as redwater (pyrosoma), antidotes are already found; for others, as for Texas fever - of which the parasite is unknown, but the mode of its transmission, by the mosquito, discovered (Finlay-Reed) - preventive measures are reducing the prevalence.Advertisement
The Mosquito Coast is so called from its principal inhabitants, the Misskito Indians, whose name was corrupted into Mosquito by European settlers and has been entirely superseded by that form except in the native dialects.
In 1848, the seizure of Greytown (San Juan del Norte) by the Mosquito Indians, with British support, aroused great excitement in the United States, and even involved the risk of war.
Since the beginning of the 10th century strenuous efforts have been made to improve the sanitary condition by a new system of drainage, a better water service, the filling up of marshes wherein the malarial mosquito breeds, and in other directions.
The gad-fly (abu), the housefly (hai), the mosquito (ka), the flea (nonzi) and occasionally the bedbug (called by the Japanese kara-mushi because it is believed to be imported from China), are all fully represented, and the dragon-fly (tombO) presents itself in immense numbers at certain seasons.
A few bananas and (especially from Oahu) pineapples of fine quality are exported; since 1901 the canning of 3 The entomological department of the Hawaii Experiment Station undertakes " mosquito control," and in 1905-1906 imported top-minnows (Poeciliidae) to destroy mosquito larvae.Advertisement
Since 1847 they have worked on the Mosquito coast of Central America.
When they fell into desuetude, malaria gained the upper hand, the lack of drainage providing breeding-places for the malarial mosquito.
In 1900-1901 Major Walter Reed (1851-1902), a surgeon in the United States army, proved by experiments on voluntary human subjects that the infection was spread by the Stegomyia mosquito,' and the prevention of the disease was then undertaken by Major William C. Gorgas - all patients being screened and mosquitoes practically exterminated.'
In the course of the 17th century the port became the great 1 Dr Carlos Finlay of Havana, arguing from the coincidence between the climatic limitation of yellow fever and the geographical limitation of the mosquito, urged (1881 sqq.) that there was some relation between the disease and the insect.
The last-named region has to a great extent had a separate history; and it was only in 1894 that the Mosquito Reserve, a central enclave which includes more than half of the littoral and hinterland, was incorporated in the republic and renamed the department of Zelaya.Advertisement
The history of the Mosquito Reserve and of the relations between Nicaragua and Great Britain is told in full under Mosquito Coast.
Guanaja was discovered in 1502 by Columbus, but the islands were not colonized until the 17th century, when they were occupied by British logwood cutters from Belize, and pearlers from the Mosquito Coast.
He then passed his examination, and in 1822 was appointed for service in what was called the "mosquito" fleet, against the pirates, who then infested the Caribbean Sea.
Measures for the extermination of the malarial mosquito are carried on with good effect.
Districts which had been notoriously deadly to Europeans were rendered comparatively healthy after the discovery, in 1899, of the species of mosquito which propagates malarial fever, and the measures thereafter taken for its destruction and the filling up of swamps.Advertisement
For example, two to five rows of globules were produced, and photographed, between the bristles of mosquito wings by using oblique illumination.
Husein Khan was paid 1 Anna per mosquito he was bitten by; he came away with 10 annas.
The virus is transmitted to humans by mosquito bites.
A species of human botfly found in Central and South America attaches its eggs to a bloodsucking mosquito that it captures and then releases.
The breathable inner skin has twin zip-up mosquito doors, the outer skin has double doors, each with zip closures.Advertisement
To stop mosquito bites itching apply a tiny dab of haemorrhoidal ointment.
All Bedrooms have ceiling fans, mosquito nets, & Satellite TV.
Banff Strike Wing Memorial Mosquito from Banff attacking shipping in Norwegian fiord, Spring 1945 Gp.
Coming direct from a cave he found no mosquito larva or sea monsters present.
They are breathable, for comfort, and all have ventilation protected by mosquito mesh screens.Advertisement
For in July 1935, Berg was bitten by a mosquito.
Crucially, thanks to the low oxygen content of the local waters, the malarial mosquito is absent, too.
In houses in this area, people are bitten almost once a night by a malaria-carrying mosquito.
How many times could you have been bitten to catch malaria from an infected mosquito?
A a tsetse fly B a tick bite C a female anopheles mosquito D a male mosquito For help have a look here.Advertisement
The aedes aegypti mosquito carries the virus from person to person.
The molecule prevents Plasmodium, the malaria mosquito, from moving from the mosquito's gut to its salivary glands.
All I needed was some something to relieve the pain from some rather nasty mosquito bites I have acquired.
Using a mosquito net in an area where malaria is present is a good idea.
The molecule prevents plasmodium, the malaria mosquito, from moving from the mosquito's gut to its salivary glands.
They describe the life cycle of the mosquito parasite plasmodium.
The inner tent is breathable polyester with mosquito double door.
We supply a variety of insect and mosquito repellents and killers.
To stop mosquito bites itching lick with your own saliva.
Aquatic insect larvae like mosquito and midge larvae have slender elongated worm like bodies.
Certain items of Ordnance Stores, including mosquito cream, water sterilizing tablets, etc., Hospital clothing, are held.
The larvae numbers of the mosquito vectors were significantly lower in organic sites.
Mosquito is used to drive away teen yobs THEATER bosses have used a hi-tech whistle to drive away teenage yobs.
Here Drs Lowe and Sambon made the decisive experiments which proved that the propagation of malaria was due to the mosquito Anopheles claviger.
Manson and Bancroft suggested that the second host of the parasite is the mosquito or gnat, and for a long time it was thought that they were conveyed to man by the mosquito dying after laying her eggs in water, the larval nematodes escaping from her body and being swallowed by man.
In 1894, however, Sir Patrick Manson, arguing with greater precision by analogy from his own discovery of the cause of filariasis and the part played by mosquitoes, suggested that the malarial parasite had a similar intermediate host outside the human body, and that a suctorial insect, which would probably be found to be a particular mosquito, was required for its development.
The converse proposition, that persons efficiently protected from mosquito bites escape malaria, has been made the subject of several remarkable experiments.
It is possible, though not probable, that malaria may also be contracted in some other way than by mosquito bite, but there are no well-authenticated facts which require any other theory for their explanation.
The part played by certain blood-sucking Diptera in the dissemination of disease is now well known (see Mosquito and Tsetse-Fly), and under the term myiasis medical literature includes a lengthy recital of instances of the presence of Dipterous larvae in various parts of the living human body, and the injuries caused thereby.
The distinctive term has no zoological significance, but in England the "mosquito" has commonly been distinguished from the "gnat" as a variety of larger size and more poisonous bite.
There are also two species of owl, three species of sea-mew, the stockdove, quail, raven, magpie, chaffinch, goldfinch, blackcap, canary, titmouse, blackbird, house-swallow, &c. As to the insects, mention may be made of a species of gnat or mosquito which is sometimes troublesome, especially to strangers.
Let us spend one day as deliberately as Nature, and not be thrown off the track by every nutshell and mosquito's wing that falls on the rails.
During later stages of our march through the jungle, men drank from stagnant pools which were often full of mosquito larvae.
It also reportedly works on bee stings, jellyfish stings, blackflies and mosquito bites.
Make your own mosquito repellent by adding 15 to 20 teaspoons of oil to one quart of water.
Once a dog is bitten by an infected mosquito, the worms may not reproduce for up to nine months, leaving no visible symptoms of infection.
Furthermore, avoid exceptionally swampy parks or areas of long grass that will harbor elevated mosquito populations.
Spread through mosquito and flea bites, heartworm is a parasitic infection that disrupts an animal's circulatory system, eventually leading to life-threatening complications.
These internal parasites are transmitted through mosquito exposure and lodge themselves in your dog's heart and pulmonary system.
A potentially fatal disease, heartworm is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito.
The mosquito ingests the larva of the worms that cause heartworm, known as microfilariae, when it bites an infected animal.
Since heartworm is transmitted via the bite of a mosquito, it is important to begin treatment with Interceptor® at least one month before mosquito season starts in your area.
A monthly dosage is normally given on a year round basis, although there is a lively disagreement among dog owners at some on-line sites who believe it should only be given during the high mosquito months of the year.
Heartworm is carried by mosquitoes, and it is recommended at the very least to use Revolution one month prior of the beginning of mosquito season to one month after the dog's exposure to mosquitoes.
Some veterinarians can also recommend natural remedies that you may prefer to use with your dog, including mosquito sprays and herbs that can kill parasites as they enter the dog's body.
When a mosquito bites a dog, the worm travels to the animal's heart where it later breeds.
If the one thing you dread about gardening season is the feeling of being eaten alive by creepy-crawlies, you might be considering a mosquito fogger.
Before you make your decision, take a look at Mosquito 86.
Mosquito 86 is a perfect tool to keep your yard free of blood-sucking critters like mosquitoes, fleas, ticks and other common garden pests.
In a nutshell, Mosquito 86 uses a modified leaf blower to create a mist of insecticide wherever you want it.
In areas such as south Florida, it is common to have a Mosquito Control office send out trucks to spray neighborhoods.
Typically, Mosquito Control sprays a chemical called permethrin, which is similar to a chemical made by chrysanthemums.
Mosquito 86 uses this same chemical and allows you to mist your entire yard whenever you need to.
A mosquito fogger, on the other hand, tends to be limited to a small area.
If you want to treat your entire yard, you'd likely need to purchase a whole case of mosquito fogger!
Using Mosquito 86 instead of a mosquito fogger is simple.
The Mosquito 86 is available as a gas or electric leaf blower.
If you decide to use Mosquito 86 instead of a mosquito fogger, you'll need to keep a few things in mind.
When using Mosquito 86, it can get heavy.
Complete units are available from Mosquito 86 in gas or electric leaf blowers.
You can find Mosquito 86 by visiting their website.
When making your purchase, consider also purchasing an Agent E Summer Pak, which will keep you mosquito free all through gardening season.
Mosquito 86 can keep your yard free of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, biting flies and ants.
Organic Bath Plus not only has organic bath toys, but also non-irritating soaps, shampoos, clothing, bath accessories, organic mosquito repellant and sunscreen.
If you want a natural mosquito and moth repellent, then plant lavender along your patio border or in several containers to ensure an insect free zone that's also aromatic.
Another great mosquito repellent herb is lemon balm with its built-in citronella compound.
Each comes with mosquito netting, ropes to provide support, nylon cords designed to protect the trees you use to support your hammock, a rain fly and a stuff bag.
They are designed to be mosquito-proof and also have mosquito netting.
Mosquito-borne viruses may be avoided by preventing mosquito bites.
Covering skin and using mosquito repellents on exposed skin can reduce the chances of being bitten.
Vector-A carrier organism (such as a fly or mosquito) which serves to deliver a virus (or other agent of infection) to a host.
Just don't forget the bug spray; there's nothing romantic about mosquito bites.
Minimums have the same effect as a mosquito hitting a Mack truck.
It's easy to get so caught up in painting that you fail to notice mosquito bites and sunburns.
If you've got a mosquito problem on your hands, rent some bug zappers or citronella torches.
Until this moment, Miles had never killed so much as a mosquito.
Many people take Benadryl or one of its competitors for poison ivy, mosquito bites, and a myriad of other skin irritations associated with the great outdoors.
The first sign of a mosquito bite appears innocent enough.
Later, as the swelling at the bite scene takes place, mosquito bites can turn even the most calm and collected person into an itchy, uncontrollable mess.
What is it about mosquito bites that can keep even the most active outdoorsmen seeking cover come dawn and dusk?
Equipped with piercing mouthparts, it is the female mosquito that is a force to be reckoned with, as she possesses the blood sucking habits associated with the insect.
When a female mosquito takes the first stab at the flesh of a human, she injects her saliva into the skin along with anticoagulants, digestive fluids and enzymes.
Along with the saliva passed into the body, mosquito bites also carry major blood borne illnesses from one victim to another.
Although adults fall prey to mosquitoes, young children and babies are most often the victims of mosquito bites.
To avoid attracting mosquitoes, wear light colored clothing when outdoors, as bright or floral prints tend to trigger mosquito attacks.
Usually mosquito bites don't itch the first time a person has been bitten.
In the case of a mosquito attack, many bites will follow the first and swollen hives or a wheal may begin to develop within minutes of the bites.
It is important to avoid scratching mosquito bites to prevent infection and added misery.
With knowledge at hand and proper prevention and treatment, most people can enjoy the outdoors without fear of mosquito bites.
If you're wondering why do mosquito bites itch, it helps to understand the dynamics of mosquito bites and how to treat them.
It is always best to avoid scratching mosquito bites, as spreading the enzyme fluids across the surface of the skin may cause a brutal hive outbreak or a full blown allergic attack that may require medical treatment.
To prevent mosquito bites, it pays to cover up whenever outdoors between dusk and dawn, when mosquitoes are the most active.
Although the itching of mosquito bites is a common side effect of the allergy attack, some people find that ignoring the bite and the urge to itch actually heals the bite faster.
Next time you suffer the itch of a mosquito bite, focus on something else and see how quickly the desire to scratch dissipates.
When most people think of mosquito bites, swelling and itching comes to mind.
Mosquito bites can itch for days, and finding relief from the bite is half the battle.
In most cases, the fluids cause a mild allergic reaction in the victim, which then produces the swollen, itchy mass known as the mosquito bite.
Figuring out how to treat mosquito bites, swelling and itching is a summer-long quest for most sufferers of the mosquito bite.
To reduce the swelling of a mosquito bite, administer an allergy medication such as Benadryl.
Usually the swelling that accompanies a mosquito bite reduces in size within a day or two.
Most people find complete relief from a mosquito bite within five to seven days.
Unless you change birdbath water regularly, these garden focal points can easily become a breeding ground for mosquito bites.
Bug spray containing DEET has been proven as the best protection against mosquito bites, along with practical sense.
Anyone who's dealt with the pesky itch and discomfort associated with mosquitoes knows just how important it is to prevent mosquito bites in the first place.
Unfortunately, there's so much more to a mosquito bite than meets the eye.
This is why it's so important to prevent mosquito bites in the first place.
If you're heading outdoors, you definitely need to take some necessary precautions to keep yourself safe from the possible dangers that lurk in a mosquito's bite.
During mosquito season, add 100 extra milligrams of B1 to your regimen to reap the greatest benefits.
The manner in which the body processes the banana's oil is attractive to the female mosquito, who loves sugar!
This is a natural mosquito repellent that has been proven to work time and again.
If you're plagued by bites and can't seem to avoid them no matter what you do, consider limiting your time outdoors during peak mosquito hours.
If you must go outdoors, invest in mosquito netting, which can protect the face (and even soaked in permethrin for double protection).
Although many people are familiar with the swelling and itching accompanied by a mosquito bite, a wasp sting is one of the few insects whose bite can cause serious and painful medical conditions.
Although their sting is painful, wasp stings are much less common than mosquito bites.
If you're dealing with a mosquito bite (and we all will, at some point or another), there isn't much you can do except wait it out.
Itchiness is usually the most common complain associated with a mosquito bite, so it should come as no surprise to learn that there are so many remedies designed to treat this uncomfortable malady.
Here's a breakdown of the mosquito bite itch remedy options available when you want to curb that itch!
You don't necessarily have to spend hours outdoors in order to earn yourself a dreaded badge of honor courtesy of a mosquito's unpleasant bite.
While it's doing that, the mosquito's saliva is injected into the area, causing a reaction.
That's because the symptoms of a mosquito bite are fairly noticeable.
Itchiness is quite typical, and may be more prominent in individuals who already have very sensitive skin or who are particularly sensitive to mosquito bites.
The same goes for any symptoms that suggest you may have contracted an illness, such as West Nile virus, yellow or dengue fever or malaria, from the mosquito.
Mosquito bite reactions can be minor or severe depending on whether the person is allergic to mosquito bites.
Bumps from mosquito bites are usually soft and may appear soon after the bite.
People who are sensitive to mosquito bites may have larger sized, swollen areas that itch.
Mosquito bite reactions that are severe can include trouble breathing or swallowing, or the person can go into shock.
If someone has trouble breathing or has any of the above reactions after a mosquito bite, call 911 immediately.
Prevent mosquito bites by staying inside during the peak hours, from sunset to sunrise, when mosquitoes are likely to be out.
Window screens can keep mosquitoes out of the home, and in some societies where window screens are not the norm, people are advised to sleep with mosquito netting, because some diseases, like Malaria, are transmitted by mosquito bites.
You can also avoid the bites by using mosquito repellent.
The best way to prevent reactions from mosquito bites is to avoid getting bitten.
Reddish color - Often mistaken for mosquito bites, bed bug bites will appear pink or red and slightly raised from the skin.
In 1898 it was conclusively shown in Italy that if a mosquito E of the Anopheles variety bites a person suffering from malaria, and is kept long enough for the parasite to develop in the salivary gland, and is then allowed to bite a healthy person, the latter will in due time develop malaria.
It is one thing to protect individuals from mosquito bites, another to prevent the propagation of the parasite in a whole community.
The Stegomyia mosquito is the agent of yellow fever inoculation.
The first white settlement in the Mosquito country was made in 1630, when the agents of an English chartered company - of which the earl of Warwick was chairman and John Pym treasurer - occupied two small cays, and established friendly relations with the Indians.
This caused great dissatisfaction among the Indians, who shortly afterwards revolted; and on the 28th of January 1860 Great Britain and Nicaragua concluded the treaty of Managua, which transferred to Nicaragua the suzerainty over the entire Caribbean coast from Cape Gracias a Dios to Greytown, but granted autonomy to the Indians in the more limited Mosquito Reserve (the area described above).
See "A Bibliography of the Mosquito Coast of Nicaragua," by Courtney de Kalb, in Bulletin of the American Geog.
The Mosquito Indians come every summer to fish for turtle off the Atlantic coast.
In summer in the uplands and the north the mosquito is sufficiently common to cause some little annoyance.
The Mosquito Indians, of whom there are several tribes, are an unusually intelligent people, short of stature and very dark-skinned.
It is likely that this region was once a single uniform tableland, sloping by degrees to the flat Mosquito Coast, in which direction its level still sinks.
They have sequenced the cacao tree, the mosquito, coral, the Tasmanian devil, the bald eagle, the leafcutter ant, a germ that attacks wheat plants, and the extinct woolly mammoth.
We've got patrols around-- " "Speck doesn't understand that if even a mosquito leaves the town, there's no way we can stop the spread!"
Under his government the incorporation of the Mosquito Reserve into the territory of Nicaragua took place.
From 1655 to 1850 Great Britain claimed a protectorate over the Mosquito Indians; but little success attended the various endeavours to plant colonies, and the protectorate was disputed by Spain, the Central American republics, and the United States.
I was as much affected by the faint hum of a mosquito making its invisible and unimaginable tour through my apartment at earliest dawn, when I was sitting with door and windows open, as I could be by any trumpet that ever sang of fame.