Musca

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Musca

 [mus´kah]
a genus of flies, including the common housefly, M. domes´tica.

musca

 [mus´kah] (L.)
mus´cae volitan´tes specks seen as floating before the eyes.
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Musca

(mŭs'kă),
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.
[L. fly]
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Mus·ca

(mŭs'kă)
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.
[L. fly]
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