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housefly

División en sílabas: house·fly
Pronunciación: /ˈhousˌflī
 
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(also house fly)

Definición de housefly en inglés:

sustantivo (plural houseflies)

A common small fly occurring worldwide in and around human habitation. Its eggs are laid in decaying material, and the fly can be a health hazard due to its contamination of food.
  • Musca domestica, family Muscidae
Example sentences
  • Only the Cyclorrapha, which includes Drosophila and the common housefly, Musca domestica, have a bicoid gene.
  • The diverse group of fly species called schizophorans includes houseflies, fruit flies, and flesh-burrowing blowflies.
  • You probably will recognize some of the suspects: horsefly/deer fly, stable fly, housefly, black fly, hornfly, face fly, culicoides, and mosquito.

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