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ac·a·rol·o·gy

(ak-ă-rol'ō-jē),
The study of acarine parasites and the diseases they transmit.
[G. akari, mite, + logos, study]

acarology

/ac·a·rol·o·gy/ (ak″ah-rol´ah-je) the scientific study of mites and ticks.

acarology

(ăk′ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of mites and ticks.

ac′a·rol′o·gist n.

acarology

(ak″ă-rol′ō-jē) [ acarus + -logy]
The study of mites and ticks.
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There are 10 frequently asked questions about allergen control; the ubiquitous product descriptions, including Bissell's license for 3M's Filtrete filtration; and an analysis by an acarologist.
So far, Ochoa--in cooperation with entomologist Carl Childers at the University of Florida--Lake Alfred and acarologist Barry O'Connor at the University of Michigan--Ann Arbor--has used the new technology to study various mites on plants.
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Etymology: The specific name is dedicated to our colleague, the acarologist Dr Heinrich Schatz (Institute of Ecology, Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria), who has contributed significantly to the study of oribatid mites throughout the world.
Childers at the University of Florida-Lake Alfred and acarologist Barry M.