\\stəˈmäksə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from stom- + Greek oxys sharp — more at oxy-
: a genus of blood-sucking flies that includes the stable fly (S. calcitrans) and is usually placed in the family Muscidae but sometimes assigned to a separate family

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  • Stomoxys — Stomoxys, so v.w. Stechfliegen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stomoxys — Stomoxys, die Stechfliege, s. Fliegen, S. 692 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stomoxys calcitrans — Wadenstecher Der Wadenstecher Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stomoxys calcitrans — Mouche charbonneuse Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mouche …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stomoxys calcitrans — ? Осенняя жигалка Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие …   Википедия

  • Stomoxys calcitrans — Stable Sta ble, n. [OF. estable, F. [ e]table, from L. stabulum, fr. stare to stand. See {Stand}, v. i.] A house, shed, or building, for beasts to lodge and feed in; esp., a building or apartment with stalls, for horses; as, a horse stable; a cow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stomoxys — Sto·mox·ys stə mäk səs n a genus of bloodsucking dipteran flies of the family Muscidae that includes the stable fly (S. calcitrans) * * * Sto·mox·ys (sto mokґsis) a genus of flies of the family Muscidae. S. bouffarґdi transmits trypanosomes to… …   Medical dictionary

  • stomoxys — sto·mox·ys …   English syllables

  • Stomoxys calcitrans — (жигалка осенняя) кровососущая муха сем. Muscidae, отр. Diptera; механический переносчик возбудителей сибирской язвы, туляремии и стафилококковых инфекций …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Stomoxys calcitrans — The stable fly, a species of biting fly, resembling in size and general appearance the common housefly, which is an annoying pest of humans and domestic animals worldwide and is implicated in the mechanical transmission of diseases. [Mod. L., fr …   Medical dictionary

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