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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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Table 1: Ocular affections in farm and companion animals Affections Canine Bovine Equine Caprine Eyelid laceration - 1 - - Eyelid neoplasm 1 - - - Ocular myiasis - - - 1 Conjunctivitis 5 3 - - Cherry eye 5 - - - Corneal opacity 2 1 1 - Corneal ulcer 4 2 4 2 Traumatic perforation of cornea 1 1 - - Ocular setariasis - - 5 - Glaucoma 2 2 1 - Traumatic proptosis 1 1 - - Cataract 4 1 - - Anopthalmia 2 - - - Total 27 12 11 3