myiasis

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μυῖα (muîa, fly) + -iasis.

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  • IPA(key): /maɪ.ˈaɪ.ə.sɪs/

NounEdit

myiasis (plural myiases)

  1. (medicine) The infestation of a living vertebrate by maggots.
    Synonym: flystrike

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