Skip to Content

screw-worm

Pronunciation: skru'worm

Definition: The larva of the botfly, Cochliomyia hominivorax, and other similar forms that cause human and animal myiasis.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide