Pyemotes

noun
Py·​emo·​tes | \ ˌpī-ə-ˈmōt-ēz How to pronounce Pyemotes (audio) \

Medical Definition of Pyemotes

: a genus of mites that are usually ectoparasites of insects but that include one (P. ventricosus) which causes grain itch in humans when transferred (as in harvesting) to the skin

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“Pyemotes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Pyemotes. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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