Sentence Examples

  • The gnat larva, for example, breathes at the tail-end, hanging head-downwards from the surface-film.
  • The distribution of the parasites in the gnat is closely connected with the process of digestion.
  • Before the end of the 19th century this discovery of the blood parasite of malaria was crowned by the hypothesis of Patrick Manson, proved by Ronald Ross, that malaria is propagated by a certain genus of gnat, which acts as an intermediate host of the parasite.
  • Jackson groaned, "Because she has the attention span of a gnat."
  • Mosquito, a gnat, diminutive of mosca, a fly), a term originally applied to many species of small blood FIG.