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oestrid in Medicine

oestrid

(ĕstrĭd)
n.
  1. A botfly of the family Oestridae.
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  • To the family Oestrid belong the bot and warble-flies so frequently injurious to animals.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley

  • There are on record many cases of the occurrence of the larv of Oestrid as occasional parasites of man.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley