: a genus of oval sarcoptoid mites that live subcutaneously in birds (as poultry) and apparently cause the host no damage

Word History


New Latin, from lamin- + -sioptes (probably from Greek siōpan to keep quiet, be still)

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“Laminosioptes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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