noun plural

Cu·​te·​reb·​ri·​dae ˌkyüt-ə-ˈreb-rə-ˌdē How to pronounce Cuterebridae (audio)
: a family of chiefly New World botflies that occur under the skin or sometimes in the throat or nasal sinuses of various mammals and that include a botfly (Dermatobia hominis) that normally parasitizes humans see cuterebra

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“Cuterebridae.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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