Medical Dictionary

Tabanidae

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noun plural Ta·ban·i·dae \tə-ˈban-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Tabanidae

  1. :  a very large family of the order Diptera comprising the horseflies and deerflies whose females suck blood and sometimes transmit disease (as loaiasis) to human beings


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