Phormia

noun

Phor·​mia ˈfȯr-mē-ə How to pronounce Phormia (audio)
: a genus of dipteran flies of the family Calliphoridae including one (P. regina) causing myiasis in sheep

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“Phormia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Phormia. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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