Muscoidea

noun plural
Mus·​coi·​dea | \ məs-ˈkȯid-ē-ə How to pronounce Muscoidea (audio) \

Medical Definition of Muscoidea

: a superfamily of dipteran flies including the houseflies and many related flies (as of the families Muscidae, Gasterophilidae, Calliphoridae, and Tachinidae) that have the head freely movable and the abdomen usually oval and bristly

Other Words from Muscoidea

muscoid \ ˈməs-​ˌkȯid How to pronounce muscoid (audio) \ adjective

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“Muscoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Muscoidea. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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