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hypoderma

[hahy-puh-dur-muh]
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noun Botany, Zoology.
  1. hypodermis.

Origin of hypoderma

First recorded in 1820–30; hypo- + -derma
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Examples from the Web for hypoderma

Historical Examples

  • They appear to correspond with the Hypoderma Loiseti of Joly.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • Hypoderma diana infests deer, and has been known to occur in man.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • One or more species of Hypoderma have likewise been removed from the gazelle and other antelopes.

    Parasites

    T. Spencer Cobbold

  • One of these defects is warble holes or marks, caused by the Ox Warble fly (Hypoderma bovis).

    Animal Proteins

    Hugh Garner Bennett

  • For both species of Hypoderma there are numerous cases on record of their occurrence in man.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley


hypoderma in Medicine

Hypoderma

(hī′pə-dûrmə)
n.
  1. A genus of botflies whose larvae cause a creeping eruption in humans.
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