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  • noun Plural form of botfly.

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Examples

  • Anyway my fellow RN jack has had 2 recent experiences with botflies which is 2 more than I am hoping to experiece while I am here.

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  • "botflies," or fly larvae, that must be suffocated and squeezed out of the skin before they mature inside a person's skin, are common in the jungle.

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  • I wanted to write a story about drones and botflies and so on after reading a post at Making Light about "ethical governor" software for proto-sapient predators.

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  • What you really need to ask them is when did their unnamed designers first insert those designs into botflies and candirus.

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  • What you really need to ask them is when did their unnamed designers first insert those designs into botflies and candirus.

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  • What you really need to ask them is when did their unnamed designers first insert those designs into botflies and candirus.

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  • As horses walk through fields, adult botflies lay eggs on their hair, and when the horses lick themselves clean, they swallow the eggs.

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  • Mammals are continually assaulted by parasites—by lice, fleas, ticks, botflies, screwworms, and warbleflies—that suck blood or lay their eggs in the skin.

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  • As horses walk through fields, adult botflies lay eggs on their hair, and when the horses lick themselves clean, they swallow the eggs.

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  • And if monkeys and apes are any guide today, they needed all the help they could get: primates today are rife with parasites—malaria in their blood, tapeworms and other creatures in their intestines, fleas and ticks in their fur, botflies under their skin, and flukes in their veins.

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