Diopsis

noun
Di·​op·​sis | \ dīˈäpsə̇s \

Definition of Diopsis

: a genus of two-winged flies (group Acalyptrata) of the Old World tropics having the head produced into long lateral club-shaped projections bearing the antennae and eyes

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History and Etymology for Diopsis

New Latin, from di- + -opsis

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“Diopsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diopsis. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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