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Trombiculidae

noun plural Trom·bi·cu·li·dae \ ˌträm-bə-ˈkyü-lə-ˌdē \

medical Definition of Trombiculidae

:a large and widely distributed family of mites whose nymphs and adults feed on early stages of small arthropods but whose larvae include the chiggers and are parasites on terrestrial vertebrates including humans

trombiculid

play \träm-ˈbik-yə-ləd\ adjective or noun

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