Laminosioptes

noun Lam·i·no·si·op·tes

Definition of Laminosioptes

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

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Origin and Etymology of laminosioptes

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


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