Medical Dictionary

Dermatophagoides

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noun Der·ma·toph·a·goi·des \ˌdər-mə-ˌtäf-ə-ˈgȯi-(ˌ)dēz\

Medical Definition of Dermatophagoides

  1. :  a genus of mites (family Pyroglyphidae) including several that scavenge shed flakes of human skin and dander and cause allergy—see house-dust mite


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