What is another word for myiasis?

Pronunciation: [mˈɪɪˌasiz] (IPA)

Myiasis is a medical term used to describe an infection caused by the larvae of flies that feed on living or dead tissues in humans or animals. There are various synonyms for this medical term, including flystrike, maggot infestation, and grub infection. In addition, some people refer to myiasis as "screwworm" due to the shape of the larvae's mouthparts. Other lesser-known synonyms for myiasis include cutaneous bot fly myiasis, furuncular myiasis, and wound myiasis. Regardless of the terminology used, it is important to seek medical attention if you suspect that you or an animal is suffering from a myiasis infection.

Synonyms for Myiasis:

  • n.

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What are the hypernyms for Myiasis?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Maggot Infestation, Parasitic infestation, arthropod infestation.

What are the hyponyms for Myiasis?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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