family Cuterebridae


family Cuterebridae
noun
New World botflies
Syn: ↑Cuterebridae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera
Member Meronyms: ↑Cuterebra, ↑genus Cuterebra, ↑Dermatobia, ↑genus Dermatobia

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  • Cuterebridae — n. a natural family of New World botflies. Syn: family {Cuterebridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuterebridae — noun New World botflies • Syn: ↑family Cuterebridae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuterebridae — Cu·te·reb·ri·dae .kyüt ə reb rə .dē n pl a family of chiefly New World botflies that occur under the skin or sometimes in the throat or nasal sinuses of various mammals and that include a botfly (Dermatobia hominis) that normally parasitizes… …   Medical dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diptera — noun a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies • Syn: ↑order Diptera • Derivationally related forms: ↑dipterous • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Diptera — noun a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies • Syn: ↑Diptera • Derivationally related forms: ↑dipterous (for: ↑Diptera) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuterebra — noun type genus of the Cuterebridae • Syn: ↑genus Cuterebra • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cuterebridae, ↑family Cuterebridae * * * ˌkyüd.əˈrēbrə, kyüˈterəbrə noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Cuterebra — noun type genus of the Cuterebridae • Syn: ↑Cuterebra • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cuterebridae, ↑family Cuterebridae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cuterebra — A genus of botflies with large blue or black bumble bee like adults, whose larvae most commonly infest rodents and lagomorphs (hares and rabbits); the larvae develop into large spiny grubs, usually in the subcutaneous connective tissue of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • dipteran — /dip teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. dipterous (def. 1). n. 2. a dipterous insect. [1835 45; DIPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any member of the more than 85,000 species in the insect order Diptera (the two winged, or true, flies), characterized by the use of only one… …   Universalium


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