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acaricide

 [ah-kar´ĭ-sīd]
an agent that destroys mites.

a·car·i·cide

(ă-kar'i-sīd),
An agent that kills acarines; commonly used to denote chemicals that kill ticks.
[Mod. L. acarus, a mite, fr. G. akari + L. caedo, to cut, kill]

acaricide

(ə-kăr′ĭ-sīd′)
n.
A substance or agent that kills ticks and mites.

a·car′i·cid′al (-sīd′l) adj.

a·car·i·cide

(ă-kar'i-sīd)
An agent that kills acarines; commonly used to denote chemicals that kill ticks.
[Mod. L. acarus, a mite, fr. G. akari + L. caedo, to cut, kill]

acaricide

A drug used to kill mites.
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In vitro and in vivo acaricidal efficacy study of amitraz and diazinon against some tick species infesting Camelus dromedarius around Jigjiga, Eastern Ethiopia.
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Cruz EMO, Costa-Junior LM, Pinto JAO, Santos DAS, Araujo SA, Arrigoni-Blank MF, Bacci L, Alves PB, Cavalcanti SCH, Blank AF (2013) Acaricidal activity of Lippia gracilis essential oil and its major constituents on the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus.
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