Der·​ma·​nys·​sus -ˈnis-əs How to pronounce Dermanyssus (audio)
: the type genus of the family Dermanyssidae comprising a number of blood-sucking mites that are parasitic on birds see chicken mite

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“Dermanyssus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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