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fly–strike

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noun \-ˌstrīk\

Definition of fly–strike

British

  1. :  infestation with fly maggots

fly–struck

play \-ˌstrək\ adjective British


1940

First Known Use of fly–strike

1940


Medical Dictionary

fly–strike

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noun \-ˌstrīk\

Medical Definition of fly–strike

  1. :  infestation with fly maggots

fly–struck

\-ˌstrək\play adjective



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