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Dermatobia

[ dûr′mə-tōbē-ə ]
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n.
A genus of botflies, one species of which has larvae that develop in boil-like cysts in the skin of humans, many domestic animals, and some fowl.
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How to use Dermatobia in a sentence

  • He found that the Dermatobia deposits its eggs in packets covered by a very viscid substance, on leaves.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
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