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[hahy-puh-dur-muh] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mə/
noun, Botany, Zoology.
Origin of hypoderma
1820-30; hypo- + -derma Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • For both species of hypoderma there are numerous cases on record of their occurrence in man.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • hypoderma diana infests deer, and has been known to occur in man.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • One of these defects is warble holes or marks, caused by the Ox Warble fly (hypoderma bovis).

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • One or more species of hypoderma have likewise been removed from the gazelle and other antelopes.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • They appear to correspond with the hypoderma Loiseti of Joly.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
hypoderma in Medicine

Hypoderma Hy·po·der·ma (hī'pə-dûr'mə)
A genus of botflies whose larvae cause a creeping eruption in humans.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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