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cuniculus

 [ku-nik´u-lus] (pl. cuni´culi) (L.)
1. a tunnel.
2. a burrow in the skin made by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei.
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cu·nic·u·lus

, pl.

cu·nic·u·li

(kyū-nik'yū-lŭs, -lī),
The burrow of the scabies mite in the epidermis.
[L. a rabbit; an underground passage]
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cu·nic·u·lus

(kū-nik'yū-lŭs)
The burrow of the scabies mite in the epidermis.
[L. a rabbit; an underground passage]
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cuniculi individuals were placed on the filter paper in each well, and the mites were incubated at 25degC in an incubator at a relative humidity of 75% (Nong et al., 2014).
cuniculi. The conventional diagnostic tests for mites are having less than 50% accuracy (Shelley and Currie 2007); hence, confirmatory diagnosis of the species of mite infestation through PCR was necessary.
The antibody titer against Encephalitozoon cuniculi was positive, 1:640 [36].
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Spores of microsporidia (Encephalitozoon cuniculi) were obtained from fecal samples of a naturally infected rabbit isolated by Al-Sadi and Al-Mahmood [9].
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Vives describes the prospective wife's character as concealed by layers of wrapping (involucri intecta, 52-53), or riddled with secret passages (cuniculi, 6-7).