nose botfly

noun

Medical Definition of nose botfly

: a widely distributed botfly of the genus Gasterophilus (G. haemorrhoidalis) that has a red tip on the abdomen and is parasitic in the larval stage especially on horses and mules

called also nose fly

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“Nose botfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nose%20botfly. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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