Muscidae

noun plural
Mus·​ci·​dae | \ ˈməs-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Muscidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Muscidae

: a family of dipteran flies including the housefly (Musca domestica)

Other Words from Muscidae

muscid \ ˈməs-​əd How to pronounce muscid (audio) \ adjective or noun

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