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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito.

Usage examples (35)
  • There are also areas in Latin America, Asia, and Oceania, where malignant malaria still occurs.
  • Indeed, the pestilence is so closely linked to Roman history that the word "malaria" comes from the Italian for "bad air."
  • Thus malaria is spread by several mosquito species.
  • And of course malaria is not an emergency, its an illness. for more
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