Medical Dictionary

sheep botfly

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noun \ˈshēp-\

Medical Definition of sheep botfly

  1. :  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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