Medical Dictionary


noun Al·lo·der·ma·nys·sus \-ˌdər-mə-ˈnis-əs\

Medical Definition of ALLODERMANYSSUS

:  a genus of bloodsucking mites parasitic on rodents including one (A. sanguineus) implicated as a vector of rickettsialpox in humans


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