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dust mite


: a very small creature that lives in the dust in your house and that can cause an allergic reaction

Full Definition of DUST MITE

:  any of various mites (especially family Pyroglyphidae) commonly found in house dust — compare house-dust mite

First Known Use of DUST MITE


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Medical Dictionary

dust mite


Medical Definition of DUST MITE

:  any of various mites (especially family Pyroglyphidae) implicated in human allergic reactions to dust; especially :  house-dust mite


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