Oestridae

noun plural
Oes·​tri·​dae | \ ˈes-tri-ˌdē How to pronounce Oestridae (audio) , ˈēs- How to pronounce Oestridae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Oestridae

: a family of dipteran flies consisting of the botflies and formerly including also the warble flies

Other Words from Oestridae

oestrid \ -​trəd How to pronounce Oestridae (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Oestridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Oestridae. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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