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  • noun Plural form of screwworm.

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Examples

  • That is, until our cattle come down with screwworms and our kids with rabies.

    Vet's view: Importing pets brings risks for all of us

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

    Parasite Rex

  • These were screwworms, maggots that burrow into healthy tissue.

    Dr. Lucy

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

    Parasite Rex

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

    Parasite Rex

  • It's got man-boobs, screwworms, and kumatos, so you don't want to miss it.

    The Panda's Thumb: September 2007 Archives

  • Now, some of the projects you may find the most shocking is $102 million to study screwworms, $2.2 million to renovate the North Pole, and $50,000 for a tattoo removal program in, where else, California.

    CNN Transcript Mar 16, 2005

  • Mention of screwworms at a moment of such solemnity made everyone queasy, even Call, for they had all seen the dreadful putrefaction that resulted when screwworms infested a deer or a cow.

    Comanche Moon

  • Mention of screwworms at a moment of such solemnity made everyone queasy, even Call, for they had all seen the dreadful putrefaction that resulted when screwworms infested a deer or a cow.

    Comanche Moon

  • Mention of screwworms at a moment of such solemnity made everyone queasy, even Call, for they had all seen the dreadful putrefaction that resulted when screwworms infested a deer or a cow.

    Comanche Moon

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