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Related to larval therapy: Medical maggots
(Complementary Medicine) the use of maggots that feed on dead tissue to assist in the healing of serious wounds. An ancient practice, it has been revived in rare cases in which healing is hampered by the resistance of bacteria to antibiotics
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