Acarus


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Acarus

(ak'ă-rŭs),
A genus of mites of the family Acaridae.
[G. akari, mite]

Acarus

/Ac·a·rus/ (ak´ah-rus) a genus of small mites, frequent causes of skin diseases such as itch or mange.
Acarus folliculo´rum  Demodex folliculorum.
Acarus scabie´i  Sarcoptes scabiei.
Acarus si´ro  a mite that causes vanillism in vanilla pod handlers.

acarus

(ăk′ər-əs)
n. pl. aca·ri (-rī′)
A mite, especially one of the genus Acarus.

Ac·a·rus

(ak'ă-rŭs)
A genus of mites of the family Acaridae.
[G. akari, mite]

Acarus

A genus of small mites causing itching and DERMATITIS. The flour mite, Acarus siro , is the principal culprit.

Acarus

includes A. farinae, A. longion, A. siro, A. tawinae; see tyroglyphus.