Trombicula

noun

Trom·​bic·​u·​la träm-ˈbik-yə-lə How to pronounce Trombicula (audio)
: a genus of mites that is the type genus of the family Trombiculidae and that contains some forms which transmit scrub typhus in Asia

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“Trombicula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trombicula. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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