Acaridae


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A·car·i·dae

(ă-kar'i-dē),
A family of the order Acarina, a large group of exceptionally small mites, usually 0.5 mm or smaller, abundant in dried fruits and meats, grain, meal, and flour; frequently a cause of severe dermatitis among persons hypersensitized by frequent handling of infested products.

A·car·i·dae

(ă-kar'i-dē)
A family of the order Acarina, a large group of exceptionally small mites, usually 0.5 mm or less, abundant in dried fruits and meats, grain, meal, and flour; frequently a cause of severe dermatitis among people hypersensitized by frequent handling of infested products.

Acaridae

(a-kar'i-de) [ acarus]
A family of mites that irritate the skin.
See: itch, grain; itch, grocer's