tumbu fly

noun
tum·​bu fly | \ˈtu̇m-ˌbü- \

Medical Definition of tumbu fly 

: an African fly (Cordylobia anthropophaga) of the family Calliphoridae whose larvae are subcutaneous parasites in various mammals and sometimes in humans

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