Medical Dictionary

Pyemotes

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noun Py·emo·tes \ˌpī-ə-ˈmōt-ēz\

Medical Definition of Pyemotes

  1. :  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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