hypoderma

[ hahy-puh-dur-muh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mə /
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noun Botany, Zoology.

Origin of hypoderma

First recorded in 1820–30; hypo- + -derma
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Medicine definitions for hypoderma

Hypoderma

[ hī′pə-dûrmə ]

n.

A genus of botflies whose larvae cause a creeping eruption in humans.

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