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screw•worm



Pronunciation: (skrOO'wûrm"), [key]
n.
the larva of any of certain flies of the genus Callitroga, which sometimes infests wounds and the nose and navel of domestic animals and humans.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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