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dermatobia in Medicine

Dermatobia Der·ma·to·bi·a (dûr'mə-tō'bē-ə)
n.
A genus of botflies, one species of which has larvae that develop in boil-like cysts in the skin of humans, many domestic animals, and some fowl.

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  • He found that the dermatobia deposits its eggs in packets covered by a very viscid substance, on leaves.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

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