Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

Cuterebridae

play
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



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Cuterebridae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).