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dust mite

noun

Simple Definition of dust mite

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dust mite

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

1969

First Known Use of dust mite

1969


Medical Dictionary

dust mite

noun

Medical Definition of dust mite

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




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