greenbottle


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greenbottle

(ˈɡriːnˌbɒtəl)
n
(Animals) a common dipterous fly, Lucilia caesar, that has a dark greenish body with a metallic lustre and lays its eggs in carrion: family Calliphoridae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greenbottle - blowfly with brilliant coppery green body
blow fly, blowfly - large usually hairy metallic blue or green fly; lays eggs in carrion or dung or wounds
genus Lucilia, Lucilia - greenbottle flies
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Nearly 10 years ago, Hove, Sussex-based GreenBottle in the United Kingdom introduced a paper milk bottle for Asda's store brand milk that is still on the market, Reynolds shared.
At their factory in Bridgend, in highly-controlled environments, they breed greenbottle fly larvae which are placed inside a woven pouch and used by health care professionals to clean infected wounds.
In lab tests, it took birds almost four tries on average to nail an iridescent bug target (roughly inspired by the coloring of a greenbottle fly, right) as it moved across a gray screen, says Tom Pike of the University of Lincoln in England.
Lucilia sericata (Meigen, 1826) is a cosmopolitan greenbottle blowfly that originates from Europe and which is used in maggot debridement therapy (MDT)--the use of maggots to clean necrotic wounds on living human beings (Sherman et al.
Manufacturer GreenBottle of London, England, sought out Truett Hurst when searching for a winery with "the chutzpah" to introduce the packaging to the North American wine market.
In Britain the disease is primarily caused by Lucilia sp, mainly Lucilia sericata (the greenbottle fly) which are attracted by the odours released by moist skin associated with open wounds, excessive wetting, urine splashing and faecal soiling.
Greenbottle said: "How about collecting thousands of pounds in bad tenant uncollected rents then?
They are the brainchild of engineer Martin Myerscough, whose firm GreenBottle has signed a deal with major suppliers Kingsland Wine.
With GreenBottle, it will take a long time to educate consumers as to its benefits.
Ethan also has a Greenbottle Blue tarantula, known for its vibrant colours.
uk FLY STRIKE FACTS FLY strike is mainly caused by the greenbottle and related fly species, which lay eggs on living mammals.
sericata Meigen, a greenbottle blowfly which is closely related to the greenbottle L.