latrine fly

noun
la·​trine fly | \ lə-ˈtrēn- How to pronounce latrine fly (audio) \

Medical Definition of latrine fly

: a fly of the genus Fannia (F. scalaris) that breeds in excrement and occasionally causes myiasis in humans

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“Latrine fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/latrine%20fly. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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