Medical Definition of Phormia regina

1. The black blowfly, the larvae of which were formerly used in the treatment of septic wounds because they secrete a proteolytic enzyme that aids in the removal of dead tissue; it is a frequent cause of maggot infestation of sheep, depositing eggs in the wool, and is a widely distributed cold weather species that lays its eggs on dead or decaying tissues. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phormia Regina

Pholiota flammans
Pholiota flavida
Pholiota nameko
Pholiota squarrosa
Pholiota squarrosa-adiposa
Pholiota squarrosoides
Pholis
Pholis gunnellus
Pholistoma
Pholistoma auritum
Phoma
Phoney War
Phoradendron
Phoradendron flavescens
Phoradendron serotinum
Phormia regina
Phoronida
Phoronidea
Phoroptor
Phosphor
Phosphorus
Photinia
Photinia arbutifolia
Photobacterium harveyi
Photobacterium phosphoreum
Photoblepharon
Photoblepharon palpebratus
Photoshopper
Photoshoppers
Photostat

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