northern cattle grub

noun

Medical Definition of northern cattle grub

: an immature form or adult of a warble fly of the genus Hypoderma (H. bovis)

called also cattle grub

— see bomb fly

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“Northern cattle grub.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/northern%20cattle%20grub. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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