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dipterous

1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Diptera, a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouthparts. The group includes flies, mosquitoes, craneflies, and midges
2. Botany having two winglike parts
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dipterous

[′dip·tə·rəs]
(biology)
Of, related to, or characteristic of Diptera.
Having two wings or winglike structures.
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Diag- nosis of oral myiasis was made clinically by presence of dipterous larvae in oral cavity.
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Thiocyclam is a nereistoxin analogue insecticides, selective stomach insecticide with contact action for lepidopterous and coleopterous pests; some dipterous and thysanopterous pests.
To the Editor: Myiasis is the infestation of tissues of live vertebrates (humans and/or animals) by dipterous larvae.
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