eye gnat

noun

: any of several small dipteran flies of the genus Hippelates (especially H. pusio) including some that are held to be vectors of pink eye and yaws

called also eye fly

compare chloropidae, siphunculina

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“Eye gnat.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eye%20gnat. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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