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[hahy-puh-dur-muh] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mə/

noun, Botany, Zoology.

Hypoderma Hy·po·der·ma (hī’pə-dûr’mə)
A genus of botflies whose larvae cause a creeping eruption in humans.


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