Chloropidae

noun plural
Chlo·​rop·​i·​dae | \ klōr-ˈäp-ə-ˌdē, klȯr-; klə-ˈräp- How to pronounce Chloropidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Chloropidae

: a family of small nearly hairless flies with broad heads and short antennae including some which are irritating though nonbiting pests about the eyes of humans and various animals and are sometimes implicated in the transmission of diseases (as yaws) — see hippelates, siphunculina

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“Chloropidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Chloropidae. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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