Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as Acarida.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun mites and ticks

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Examples

  • -- Mites or acarina that cause diseases of poultry may live on the feathers, beneath the skin, and within the body of the fowl.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

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