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Definition of the noun DIRUS

What does DIRUS mean as a name of something?

Dirus is a genus of Curculionidae, described by Dejean in 1821.

Phrases with Dirus

  1. Canis Dirus
  2. Genus Dirus
  3. Colotis Dirus
  4. Liparus Dirus
  5. Molytes Dirus
  6. Curculio Dirus
  7. Metopius Dirus
  8. Distoleon Dirus
  9. Entelodon Dirus
  10. Myrmeleon Dirus
  11. Amblyteles Dirus
  12. Formicaleo Dirus
  13. Lasiohelea Dirus
  14. Molophilus Dirus
  15. Forcipomyia Dirus
  16. Xyleborinus Dirus
  17. Ctenichneumon Dirus
  18. Echinorynchus Dirus
  19. Species Canis Dirus
  20. Acanthomadarus Dirus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dirus

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Google previewParasites and their vectors (2014)

A special focus on Southeast Asia by Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Indra Vythilingam

dirus is a more endophagic, in/out ratio being 1.6 [12]. Anopheles maculatus is the main vector of malaria in peninsular Malaysia, but it may not be the predominant vector mosquito in some areas. For instance, in a recent study, Sg. Ular, ...

Google previewMalaria Control in Complex Emergencies (2005)

An Inter-agency Field Handbook by World Health Organization

dirus is an efficient vector in the forests of south-east Asia. Endemicity, transmission and disease patterns (populations at risk) Knowledge of the epidemiology of malaria in the area affected by an emergency is essential, to allow appropriate ...

Google previewDisease vector ecology profile. Thailand

dirus is a highly efficient, exophilic vector, with a peak biting period from 2100 to 0300 hours. Biting occurs earlier sin the evening during cool period of the year. Its flight range is estimated at 1-3 kilometers. Adult rest in trees or other nearby ...

Google previewMemoirs of the University of California (1908)

Canis dirus is the most abundant and most ...

Google previewThe Biology of Temporary Waters (2006)

by D. Dudley Williams

For example, Anopheles dirus is the main vector of malaria in parts of southeastern Asia, where it typically lives in forests, feeding on primates. However, when humans move into these forested areas they fuel transmission conditions by ...

Google previewHorace on Poetry (2011)

Epistles Book II: The Letters to Augustus and Florus by C. O. Brink

dirus is a word with augural and pontifical ...

Google previewThe Contextual Determinants of Malaria (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Professor Casman, Hadi Professor Dowlatabadi

dirus is a primary vector of stable malaria in the jungles of northeast India, Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Thailand (Rosenberg, Andre, and Somchit 1990). In areas under its influence, malaria transmission is intense ...

Google previewCarnivore Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution (2012)

by John L. Gittleman

dirus. C. dirus is the canine version of the bonecrushing huntingdog whose ...

Google previewDemography and Vector-Borne Diseases (1989)

by Michael W. Service

dirus is a very efficient vector and has an average sporozoite rate of 1.2 to 1.7% in Thailand and Kampuchea," it is possible that other, less efficient vectors could become significant in a situation where all other factors favored ...

Google previewEnvironmental Tracking for Public Health Surveillance (2012)

by Stanley A. Morain, Amelia M. Budge

Anopheles dirus is a forest breeder while An. maculates and An. sawadwongpori are rice field breeders. NDVI is one of the indices for vegetation condition (Tucker 1979). It is defined as the difference between the responses from the infrared ...

Google previewMalaria (2003)

Molecular and Clinical Aspects by Mats Wahlgren, Peter Perlmann

dirus is a completely susceptible vector, while An. freeborni is susceptible to P. knowlesi oocyst and sporozoite formation. An. freeborni seemed to be refractory to salivary gland invasion by P. knowlesi sporozoites. In these experiments ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Life (2008)

by Kitty Blount, Maggie Crowley

Canis dirus and Thylacinus evolved lean bodies that enabled them to pursue prey over great distances. Canis dirus, the dire wolf, a North American placental mammal PAST ENVIRONMENTS Frozen air bubbles trapped deep within a glacier ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Taxon Irv or earlier RLB Holocene Recent Megalonyx jeffersoni X Panthera atrox X Miracinonyx trumani X Canis dirus X ...

Google previewA Stem Dictionary of the English Language (1890)

For Use in Elementary Schools by John Kennedy

dirus. Disc — quoit ; discm (a round plate, resembling a quoit), dish (a round plate), dais (a raised floor in a hall, containing a high round table), desk (a sloping table). G. discos. Disc — learn; disciple 140 (a learner).

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Scrabble value of D2I1R1U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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