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Medical Term:

Lucilia

Pronunciation: lu-sil'e-a

Definition: A genus of scavenging blowflies (family Calliphoridae), commonly called bluebottle or greenbottle flies; its larvae feed on carrion or excrement and occasionally cause wound infestation or myiasis.

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