infestation of a body area or cavity by fly maggots
Origin of myiasisfrom Classical Greek myia, fly + -asis
- Infestation of tissue by fly larvae.
- A disease resulting from infestation of tissue by fly larvae.
Origin of myiasisGreek muia, mūa fly -iasis
From Ancient Greek Î¼Ï…á¿–Î± (muia, “fly").