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acari

Medical Definition of acari

plural of acarus


Acari

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noun plural Ac·a·ri \ˈak-ə-ˌrī, -ˌrē\

Medical Definition of Acari

  1. :  a cosmopolitan and very large order of the class Arachnida comprising the mites and ticks most of which lack distinct demarcation into cephalothorax and abdomen and have no book lungs, many of which are parasites of plants, animals, or humans, and some of which are vectors of important diseases




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