Malaria is a pretty challenging word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of malaria, followed by 45 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever
EXAMPLES - Malaria in a Sentence
- A very high incidence of malaria and malaria is bad for pregnancies. (source)
- The incidence of malaria is increasing due to recent climate changes; (source)
- "There is also the issue of malaria, which is still killing many people." (source)
- I've ever met there, for example, had malaria, which is the most common disease. (source)
- In eight short years -- we're here talking about HIV, malaria, which is all good. (source)
- Nevertheless, despite the horrors that malaria is causing everyday, there is hope. (source)
- I agree with the comments on Bangkok, but that advice on malaria is shockingly bad. (source)
- The so-called malaria appeared to be the center of a problem and main focus of diseases. (source)
- The word malaria comes from 18th century Italian mala meaning "bad" and aria meaning "air". (source)
- We deal with insect repellants when we talk about malaria, which is a major risk for travelers. (source)
- Since then it has stagnated, primarily in its most benign incarnation, vivax malaria, which is rarely fatal. (source)
- Of course you are clinging to the barest scrap of health and well-being; Even the malaria is trying to kill you. (source)
- The scientists 'actual target is malaria, which is caused by a parasite transmitted when certain mosquitoes bite people. (source)
- The fate of a man depends solely on his power of resisting the so-called malaria, not in his system becoming inured to it. (source)
- Proponents argue that in malaria endemic areas, until better alternatives are available, the benefits far outweigh the risks. (source)
- And for anyone not totally up to speed on their African diseases, malaria is what happens when an infected mosquito bites you. (source)
- Italy has already experienced its first climate-change epidemic of a tropical disease, and malaria is gaining ground in Africa. (source)
- The word malaria was not in use, but all knew that there had always been sickness on that low spit running out from the marshes. (source)
- The drug is a combination of two ingredients designed to treat malaria, which is caused by four types of parasites and spread by mosquitoes. (source)
- Those were the years when he had many troubles: insomnia, neuralgia, and especially a trouble he called malaria, but which was largely autotoxemia. (source)
- Severe malaria occurs when P. falciparum infections are complicated by serious organ failures or abnormalities in the patient's blood or metabolism. (source)
- I do not suppose this does much harm, as the malaria is the main thing that wants curing; unless Dr. Plehn is right and quinine is bad in haematuria. (source)
- There is a horrid thing called the malaria, that comes to Rome every summer, and kills one, and I did not care for being killed so far from Christian burial. (source)
- The computerized analysis conducted by the team represents the most extensive look yet at the question of what works best for large-scale and long-term malaria control. (source)
- The decisive control of malaria is within reach; AIDS prevention and treatment are reaching millions in needs; and TB is being treated more effectively than ever before. (source)
- But if we put fresh fuel on our inward fire by eating something before we go out, then that bad little mischief-maker, which we call malaria, has harder work to creep into us. " (source)
- Tshabalala-Msimang said the region would submit three proposals to seek money from the Global Fund to Fight Aids, tuberculosis and malaria, which is chaired by the United States. (source)
- The main reason for the declining use of DDT against malaria is not because DDT has been banned for anti-malaria use (it never has been) but because of mosquito resistance to DDT. (source)
- Last year, after trials in several countries, it was found that the plant grows well in East Africa - fitting, as Tanzanian health officials call malaria this country's No. 1 killer. (source)
- For example, GM mosquitoes are incapable of transmitting malaria, which is contracted by 300 - 500 million people annually and kills between one and three million worldwide per annum. (source)
- This protection against malaria, which is prevalent in Africa, has favored survival among carriers, allowing them to live long enough to procreate and pass the gene to future generations. (source)
- Sirleaf-Johnson said Liberia has made progress since the civil wars but still faces "many challenges," including the threat posed by malaria, which is a leading killer of Liberian children. (source)
- In all these cases quite a period of time must elapse before the insect is capable of transmitting the disease; in malaria, which is the best type of such a disease, this period is ten days. (source)
- Meanwhile, her husband the Duke of Edinburgh viewed an exhibition on malaria, which is the biggest killer in this southeast African country and affects more than 40 percent of the population. (source)
- The combination of increased attention, new drugs and new approaches to this serious global problem has created a window of opportunity that must be grasped now if we are to eradicate malaria from the earth. (source)
- In the swampier parts the trees are lower, and their limbs are hung with heavy festoons of the gloomy Spanish moss, or "death moss," as it is more frequently called, because where it grows rankest the malaria is the deadliest. (source)
- The clustering of "marsh fever" among those living near smelly swamps led to the miasma theory of disease, that foul "mala aria" (bad air in Italian, from which the name malaria derives) from decomposed matter (miasmas) was the cause. (source)
- A very important question here is how well these extremely stringent selective conditions that Behe loves to throw around (e.g. chloroquine resistance in malaria, or imipenem resistance in bacteria, ect.) reflect what happens in nature. (source)
- A shiver ran through me, and my head suddenly filled as with the fumes of some subtle wine; I remembered all those weedy embankments, those canals full of stagnant water, the yellow faces of the peasants; the word malaria returned to my mind. (source)
- "In the context of the current epidemic in Ethiopia, that translates into an additional cost of 22 to 30 million dollars for drugs for 15 million estimated cases of malaria, which is not affordable with available resources," added the statement. (source)
- The researchers at the university's School of Biological Sciences said their findings could lead to the development of more potent drugs or even a vaccine for malaria, which is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes and kills up to three million people each year. (source)
- Fortunately, the most dangerous form of malaria is not endemic to Mexico, but restricted almost entirely to parts of Africa, and (equally fortunately) treatment for the Mexican types of malaria is usually effective (as it seems to have been in my case, despite what my wife claims). syndi_cation (source)
- "And I say to them that as a democrat, how can I give Nigerians the fruit of democracy or what you may call the democracy dividend if I cannot give them potable water, I cannot pave their roads, I cannot give them shelter, I cannot even prevent malaria or take care of malaria, which is a killer disease?" (source)
- The cottages of the natives, perched on the tops of many of the hillocks, looked as if the owners possessed an eye for the romantic, but they were probably influenced more by the desire to overlook their gardens, and keep their families out of the reach of the malaria, which is supposed to prevail most on the banks of the numerous little streams which run among the hills. (source)
- The word malaria (bad air), which it is the sad privilege of Italy to have lent to all languages to express the cause of intermittent and pernicious fevers, represents, then, among the majority of our rural populations, the idea of an agent which may infect any sort of country, whatever may be its hydraulic and topographical conditions, and whatever may be its geological formation. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 45 example sentences provided below is 47.0, which suggests that "malaria" is a difficult word that tends to be used by individuals of higher education, and is likely found in more advanced literature or in academia.
We have 6 synonyms for malaria.
ague, fever and ague, jungle fever, miasm, miasma, paludism
We have 0 antonyms for malaria.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of malaria from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) An infectious disease characterized by cycles of chills, fever, and sweating, caused by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium in red blood cells, which is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected female anopheles mosquito.
- (noun) Archaic Bad or foul air; miasma.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A disease spread by mosquito, in which a protozoan, Plasmodium, multiplies in blood every few days.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) Air infected with some noxious substance capable of engendering disease; esp., an unhealthy exhalation from certain soils, as marshy or wet lands, producing fevers; miasma.
- (noun) A human disease caused by infection of red blood cells by a protozoan of the genus Plasmodium, giving rise to fever and chills and many other symptoms, characterized by their tendency to recur at definite and usually uniform intervals. The protozoal infection is usually transmitted from another infected individual by the bite of an Anopheles mosquito.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) Air contaminated with some pathogenic substance from the soil; specifically, air impregnated with the poison producing intermittent and remittent fever.
- (noun) The disease produced by the air thus poisoned.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever