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house-dust mite


house–dust mite

noun \ˈhas-ˌdəst-\

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
March 03, 2015
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