hy·po·der·mi·a·sis -dər-'mī-ə-səs n, pl -a·ses -.sēz HYPODERMATOSIS

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hy·po·der·mi·a·sis (hi″po-dər-miґə-sis) infection by Hypoderma, particularly their larvae, which migrate through the host's body; see larva migrans and warbles.

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  • hypodermosis — hy·po·der·mo·sis dər mō səs n, pl mo·ses .sēz infestation with warbles * * * hy·po·der·mo·sis (hi″po dər moґsis) hypodermiasis …   Medical dictionary

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