Oestrus

noun

Oes·​trus ˈes-trəs How to pronounce Oestrus (audio) ˈēs- How to pronounce Oestrus (audio)
: the type genus of the family Oestridae that includes the sheep botfly

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“Oestrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Oestrus. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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