TITLE

ophthalmomyiasis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1525
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "ophthalmomyiasis" is presented. It refers to the infestation of the eye by larvae of the fly Oestrus ovis. The term originated from the Greek words "ophthalmos" which means eye, "myia" which means a fly and "-iasis" which means condition. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238477

 

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