Etymology

1. myiasis

noun. infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation.

Etymology

  • μυῖα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word myiasis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Though the larvae are likely to fall out of the body because they commonly pupate in dry places, anyone experiencing intestinal myiasis should consult a doctor immediately.

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