sheep botfly

noun

: a dipteran fly of the genus Oestrus (O. ovis) whose larvae parasitize sheep and lodge especially in the nasal passages and frontal sinuses

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“Sheep botfly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sheep%20botfly. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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