\hˈiːlflˈa͡ɪ], \hˈiːlflˈa‍ɪ], \h_ˈiː_l_f_l_ˈaɪ]\

Definitions of HEEL-FLY

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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop

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  • A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface sea. Their dead shells, falling to bottom, make up large part soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. Foraminifera. glob-i-je-r[=i]'na, n. a genus typical of Globigerinidæ, pelagic family foraminifers.
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