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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]
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acarology

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

ac′a·rol′o·gist n.
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acarology

(ak″ă-rol′ō-jē) [ acarus + -logy]
The study of mites and ticks.
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