Definition of Ceratitis

1. Noun. Mediterranean fruit flies.




Definition of Ceratitis

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of keratitis) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratitis

ceramology
cerargyrite
ceras
cerasin
cerasins
cerastium
cerata
cerate
cerated
cerates
ceratin
ceratins
ceratitid
ceratitids
ceratitis (current term)
cerato-
ceratobranchial
ceratobranchials
ceratocricoid
ceratocricoid ligament
ceratocricoid muscle
ceratodus
ceratoduses
ceratoglossus
ceratohyal
ceratohyals
ceratoid
ceratopharyngeal part of middle pharyngeal constrictor
ceratopogonidae

Literary usage of Ceratitis

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1. The Natural History of Pliny by Pliny, John Bostock, Henry Thomas Riley (1856)
"There is one variety of wild poppy known as " ceratitis."72 It is of a black colour, a cubit in height, and has a thick root covered with bark, ..."

2. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1904)
"ceratitis capitata Wied. "Peach-fly." This species was first recorded from Bermuda by Messrs. Riley and Howard as "A Peach Pest in Bermuda," Insect Life, ..."

3. Surgical Diseases of Infants and Children by Paul Louis Benoit Guersant, M. P. Guersant (1873)
"ceratitis. ceratitis, or inflammation of the cornea, is often met with in scrofulous children. This disease, which was observed many years ago, ..."

4. Report on Parasitic and Injurious Insects by Walter Wilson. Froggartt (1909)
"(PI. VIII., figs, la, 2a, 3, 4a ; PI. V., fig. 18.) ceratitis ... called attention to it as an orange pest, under the very appropriate name of ceratitis ..."

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