tumbu fly

noun

tum·​bu fly ˈtu̇m-ˌbü- How to pronounce tumbu fly (audio)
: 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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“Tumbu fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tumbu%20fly. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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