Definition of Fleshflies

1. Noun. (plural of fleshfly) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Fleshflies

1. Members of the order Diptera, whose larvae (maggots) develop in putrefying or living tissues. Maggots of the latter group produce myiasis; these include screw-worms (both primary and secondary invaders); wool maggots of sheep; botflies or skin maggots of man and domestic animals (including warble or heel flies); head or nasal botflies of sheep and goats, horses, camels, and deer; and horse botflies (or gadflies) whose larvae develop in the stomach, duodenum, or rectum of horses. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleshflies

flesh-fly
flesh and blood
flesh fly
flesh loaf
flesh loaves
flesh out
flesh wound
flesh wounds
fleshcolored
fleshcoloured
fleshed
fleshed out
fleshers
fleshes
fleshflies (current term)
fleshfly
fleshhood
fleshhook
fleshhooks
fleshier
fleshiest
fleshily
fleshiness
fleshinesses
fleshing
fleshings
fleshless
fleshlessness
fleshlier

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