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house–dust mite

noun

Definition of house–dust mite

  1. :  either of two widely distributed mites (Dermatophagoides farinae and D. pteronyssinus) that commonly occur in house dust and often induce allergic responses especially in children



1967

First Known Use of house–dust mite

1967


Medical Dictionary

house–dust mite

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noun \ˈhau̇s-ˌdəst-\

Medical Definition of house–dust mite

  1. :  either of two widely distributed mites of the genus Dermatophagoides (D. farinae and D. pteronyssinus) that commonly occur in house dust and often induce allergic responses especially in children




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