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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UK-based clean-tech industrial oil re-refining group Hydrodec Group plc (AIM: HYR) has sold its Australian plant and equipment, and agreed to licence certain other rights in respect of those assets, to Greenbottle Re-refining Ltd., the group said.
16 August 2019 - UK-based clean-tech industrial oil re-refining group Hydrodec Group plc (AIM: HYR) has sold its Australian plant and equipment, and agreed to licence certain other rights in respect of those assets, to Greenbottle Re-refining Ltd., the group said.
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.
ON THE FLY Greenbottle. Pic: Richard Beech/ PA Wire
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.
Brown et al., "Degradation of extracellular matrix components by defined proteinases from the greenbottle larva Lucilia sericata used for the clinical debridement of non-healing wounds," The British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
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?" Andy_Cn commented: "I'd be behind them apart from 'we're all in this together' and I don't see anyone else being ring fenced in terms of living costs."