Calliphoridae

noun plural
Cal·​li·​phor·​i·​dae | \ ˌkal-ə-ˈfȯr-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Calliphoridae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Calliphoridae

: a family of large usually hairy metallic blue or green flies comprising the blowflies (as a bluebottle) and a few related forms with parasitic larvae

Other Words from Calliphoridae

calliphorid \ kə-​ˈlif-​ə-​rəd How to pronounce calliphorid (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Calliphoridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Calliphoridae. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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