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a genus of flies, including the common housefly, M. domes´tica.
mus´cae volitan´tes specks seen as floating before the eyes.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A genus of flies (family Muscidae, order Diptera) that includes the common housefly, Musca domestica, a species universally associated with humans, particularly under unsanitary conditions; it breeds in filth and organic waste, and is involved in the mechanical transfer of numerous pathogens.
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A genus of flies that includes the common housefly, Musca domestica; it breeds in filth and organic waste; involved in the mechanical transfer of numerous pathogens.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012