Allodermanyssus

noun

Al·​lo·​der·​ma·​nys·​sus -ˌdər-mə-ˈnis-əs How to pronounce Allodermanyssus (audio)
: a genus of bloodsucking mites parasitic on rodents including one (A. sanguineus) implicated as a vector of rickettsialpox in humans

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“Allodermanyssus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Allodermanyssus. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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