myiasis

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myiasis

[′mī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation of vertebrates by the larvae, or maggots, of flies.
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A case in South Africa of ocular myiasis in man due to the first-stage larvae of the nasal bot fly of the sheep (Oestrus ovis L.
Previous papers presenting ocular myiasis was predominantly from rural area in India where man lives in close contact with small ruminants (i.
Common cause of ocular myiasis is deposition of the sheep nasal bot fly (Oestrus ovis Linnaeus (Diptera: Oestridae)) or human bot fly (Dermatobia hominis Linnaeus (Diptera: Oestridae)) larvae in the cornea of the human eye.