Cuterebra

noun
Cu·​te·​re·​bra | \ ˌkyüt-ə-ˈrē-brə How to pronounce Cuterebra (audio) , kyu̇-ˈter-ə-brə How to pronounce Cuterebra (audio) \

Medical Definition of Cuterebra

: a genus of botflies of the family Cuterebridae comprising large usually dark-colored botflies with larvae that form tumors under the skin of small animals (such as rodents and rabbits)

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“Cuterebra.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Cuterebra. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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