Siphunculina

noun
Si·​phun·​cu·​li·​na | \ (ˌ)sī-ˌfəŋ-kyə-ˈlē-nə How to pronounce Siphunculina (audio) \

Medical Definition of Siphunculina

: a genus of dipteran flies of the family Chloropidae that includes an eye gnat (S. funicola) responsible for spreading conjunctivitis in southeastern Asia

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“Siphunculina.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Siphunculina. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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