house-dust mite


house–dust mite

noun

Definition of HOUSE-DUST MITE

:  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

First Known Use of HOUSE-DUST MITE

1967

house–dust mite

noun \ˈhas-ˌdəst-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOUSE–DUST MITE

: 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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