Medical Definition of Chrysomyia

1. A genus of myiasis-producing fleshflies (family Calliphoridae) with medium-sized metallic-coloured adults; includes the Old World screw worm, Chrysomyia bezziana (sometimes called Cochliomyia bezziana), which is a primary invader, comparable to Cochliomyia hominivorax, the New World screw worm fly, whereas Chrysomyia megacephala is an Old World equivalent to Cochliomyia macellaria, both being secondary or saprophytic invaders. Origin: G. Chrysos, gold, + myia, fly (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chrysomyia

Chrysemys
Chrysemys picta
Chrysippan
Chrysler
Chryslers
Chrysobalanus
Chrysobalanus icaco
Chrysochloridae
Chrysochloris
Chrysolepis
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Chrysolepis sempervirens
Chrysolophus
Chrysolophus pictus
Chrysomelidae
Chrysomyia
Chrysophrys
Chrysophrys auratus
Chrysophrys australis
Chrysophyceae
Chrysophyllum
Chrysophyllum cainito
Chrysophyllum oliviforme
Chrysophyta
Chrysopidae
Chrysops
Chrysopsis
Chrysopsis mariana
Chrysopsis villosa
Chrysosplenium

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