Definition of screwworm in English:

screwworm

Syllabification: screw·worm
Pronunciation: /ˈskro͞oˌwərm
 
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noun

A large American blowfly larva that enters the wounds of mammals, developing under the skin and often causing death. The adult fly is called the screwworm fly.
  • Cochliomyia (or Callitroga) hominivorax, family Calliphoridae

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