Sarcophagidae

noun plural
Sar·​co·​phag·​i·​dae | \ ˌsär-kə-ˈfaj-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Sarcophagidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Sarcophagidae

: a family of dipteran flies of the superfamily Muscoidea that include flesh flies, some that cause myiases, and others that develop in organic materials (as manure)

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“Sarcophagidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sarcophagidae. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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