Definition of Flesh fly

1. Noun. Fly whose larvae feed on carrion or the flesh of living animals.

Exact synonyms: Sarcophaga Carnaria
Generic synonyms: Fly
Group relationships: Genus Sarcophaga, Sarcophaga



Definition of Flesh fly

1. Noun. (alternative form of flesh-fly) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flesh Fly

flensed
flenser
flensers
flenses
flensing
flerd
flerovium
fleroxacin
flesh
flesh-colored
flesh-coloured
flesh-eating(a)
flesh-eating bacteria
flesh-fly
flesh and blood
flesh fly (current term)
flesh loaf
flesh loaves
flesh out
flesh wound
flesh wounds
fleshcolored
fleshcoloured
fleshed
fleshed out
fleshers
fleshes
fleshflies
fleshfly

Literary usage of Flesh fly

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1. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich K├╝chenmeister (1857)
"The common Flesh-fly = Sarcophaga = Musca carnaria. This also occurs sometimes in external wounds or ulcers in the human body, as it lays its eggs in which ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1848)
"Explanation of Plates /., //. and III. Fig. 1 Represents a portion of a trunk and two branches of one of the biliary tubes of the flesh fly ..."

3. The animal creation by Thomas Rymer Jones (1865)
"... HOSES OF flesh fly. the same object; and a little consideration will show that the expression is not exaggerated. The hungry lion can but make a meal, ..."

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