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screwworm fly

noun
1.
the adult screwworm.
Also called screw fly.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; Americanism
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  • Est-based gene indices for the cattle fever tick, the horn fly, and the screwworm fly.
  • Genetics of the screwworm fly, characterization of three eye mutants.

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