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 (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.]
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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]
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(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]
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any disease resulting from infestation of the body tissues or cavities by flies.
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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
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Another aspect that contributes for the similarity on the post weaning performance is the equal nutritional handling used with the animals and the health care performed with the castrated calves at weaning, being not observed the occurrence of hemorrhage, myiasis or problems with the cicatrization of the incision for castration, factors that may influence negatively on the performance of the cattle.
However nasal myiasis is reported to be an unusual disease in goats (Ahaduzzama et al., 2015) and infection rates are reported to be always higher in sheep than in goats after either natural or artificial infestation (Papadopoulos et al., 2001).
Of the 25 chicks examined from 2011-2015, 64% (n = 16) had mites, 0% had internal parasites, and 1 chick (4%) had myiasis. During that same period, 23 chicks (92%) had their body weight and body scores evaluated; 6 (26%) of which were within reference intervals, 13 (57%) had low body weight, and 4 (17%) were very thin.
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on "First case of Furuncular Myiasis due to Cordylobia anthropophaga in a Latin American resident returning from Central African Republic" with great interest.