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my·ia·sis

 (mī′ə-sĭs, mī-ī′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. my·ia·ses (mī′ə-sēz′)
1. Infestation of tissue by fly larvae.
2. A disease resulting from infestation of tissue by fly larvae.

[Greek muia, mūa, fly + -iasis.]

myiasis

(ˈmaɪəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. (Pathology) infestation of the body by the larvae of flies
2. (Pathology) any disease resulting from such infestation
[C19: New Latin, from Greek muia a fly]

my•ia•sis

(ˈmaɪ ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
any disease that results from the infestation of tissues or cavities of the body by larvae of flies.
[1830–40; < Greek myî(a) fly + -asis]

myiasis

any disease resulting from infestation of the body tissues or cavities by flies.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myiasis - infestation of the body by the larvae of flies (usually through a wound or other opening) or any disease resulting from such infestation
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
Translations
Myiasis
승저증
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6] Incidence of oral myiasis as compared to that of cutaneous myiasis is less as the oral tissues are not permanently exposed to the external environment.
The excised material confirmed cutaneous myiasis with larvae measuring approximately 2 cm in length and 1 cm in width (Fig 2b).
Cutaneous myiasis due to Chrysomya bezziana Villeneuve (Diptera:Calliphoridae) in a chicken, Gallus domesticus.
GWFI is a cutaneous myiasis which is caused by larvae of Przhevalskianasilenus (Tafti et al.
1-2] Cutaneous myiasis may be divided further into three main types: furuncular, creeping and wound myiasis.

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