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Definition: 'Botfly'

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botfly

Type: Term

Pronunciation: bot′flī

Definitions:
1. Robust, hairy fly of the order Diptera, often strikingly marked in black and yellow or gray, the larvae of which produce a variety of myiasis conditions in humans and various domestic animals, especially herbivores.




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