Acarus

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Acarus

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

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

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

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