Dermanyssidae

noun plural
Der·​ma·​nys·​si·​dae | \ ˌdər-mə-ˈnis-ə-ˌdē \

Medical Definition of Dermanyssidae

: a family of parasitic mites having the chelicerae adapted for piercing

Other Words from Dermanyssidae

dermanyssid \ -​ˈnis-​əd \ adjective

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