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ophthalmomyiasis


ophthalmomyiasis

noun oph·thal·mo·my·ia·sis \äf-ˌthal-mō-mī-ˈī-ə-səs\
plural oph·thal·mo·my·ia·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of OPHTHALMOMYIASIS

:  infestation of the eye with fly larvae (as Oestrus ovis)
February 27, 2015
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