Der·​ma·​toph·​a·​goi·​des ˌdər-mə-ˌtäf-ə-ˈgȯi-(ˌ)dēz How to pronounce Dermatophagoides (audio)
: 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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“Dermatophagoides.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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