ophthalmomyiasis

noun
oph·​thal·​mo·​my·​ia·​sis | \ äf-ˌthal-mō-mī-ˈī-ə-səs How to pronounce ophthalmomyiasis (audio) \
plural ophthalmomyiases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ophthalmomyiases (audio) \

Medical Definition of ophthalmomyiasis

: infestation of the eye with fly larvae (as Oestrus ovis)

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