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dipterous

 [dip´ter-us]
1. having two wings.
2. pertaining to insects of the order Diptera.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

dip·ter·ous

(dip'tĕr-ŭs),
Relating to or characteristic of the order Diptera.
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dipterous

(dĭp′tər-əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the insect order Diptera; dipteran.
2. Having two wings, as certain insects, or winglike appendages, as certain fruits and seeds: the dipterous fruit of the maple.
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dip·ter·ous

(dip'tĕr-ŭs)
1. Having two wings.
2. Relating to or characteristic of the order Diptera.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dipterous

Two-winged. Belonging to the Diptera, a large order of insects which includes the flies and the mosquitoes.
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lima by size classes in the RLP (Table 2) was as follows: class I (<40mm) consumed mainly dipterous larvae (62%) and nematodes (19%); class II (40-60mm) included in their diet a high proportion of sand (66%) and filamentous green algae (28%); and class III (>60mm) consumed dipterous larvae (39%), filamentous green algae (29%) and sand (23%).
Species and incidence of dipterous larvae concerned in wound myiasis.
Several of Oratorio's first crop have already won up to 1m3f, and although King Torus's dam Dipterous owned her share of speed - like many by Mujadil - she is a half-sister to classy 1m6f performer and hurdler Ouninpohja.
This disease is caused by dipterous larvae, which naturally develop over or inside vertebrates, feeding themselves with living tissues [3].
The Irish Stallion Farms Premier Nursery is wide open, but Spencer's mount Dipterous ran a fine race in the Birdcatcher Nursery on yielding to soft at Naas a fortnight ago to beat all except Dark Cheetah.
Off the track since disappointing at Royal Ascot in June, the Storm Cat colt sprinted clear in the final furlong to slam Dipterous by two and a half lengths
(Lolium multiflorum) from attack by dipterous stem-boring larvae
Visitors to this site in 1952 and again in 1954 reported an active tar seep following an earthquake in 1952 (LACMNH, n.d.), and described a pool of water covered by petroleum oils which held dipterous larvae, dragon flies, dead birds and mammals.
Yes, but what about those aerial attacks from the female of this dipterous insect with a long proboscis, skilled in puncturing skin and extracting blood?
The succession of aquatic dipterous larvae inhabiting bamboo phytotelmata.
Only the forewing pair is present in dipterous flies (Diptera), some Syntomidae (Lepidoptera), tiny wasps (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae, Mymaridae), Nemopteridae (Neuroptera), scale insects (Heteroptera: Coccoidea), and some mayflies (Ephemeroptera).