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Cuterebridae

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noun plural Cu·te·reb·ri·dae \ˌkyüt-ə-ˈreb-rə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Cuterebridae

  1. :  a family of chiefly New World botflies that occur under the skin or sometimes in the throat or nasal sinuses of various mammals and that include a botfly (Dermatobia hominis) that normally parasitizes humans—see cuterebra

cuterebrid

\ˌkyüt-ə-ˈrē-brəd, kyu̇-ˈter-ə-brəd\play play noun



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