Definition of myiasis in English:

myiasis

(also myasis)

Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪ(ɪ)əsɪs/ /mʌɪɪˈeɪsɪs/ /mʌɪˈʌɪəsɪs/

noun

Medicine
  • Infestation with maggots; an instance of this; a lesion caused by this.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek μυῖα fly + -asis.