Trombidiidae

noun plural

Trom·​bi·​di·​idae ˌträm-bə-ˈdī-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Trombidiidae (audio)
: a family of mites that now includes only forms that feed in all stages on other arthropods but formerly included mites whose larvae are chiggers and which are now included in the family Trombiculidae
trombidiid adjective or noun

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“Trombidiidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trombidiidae. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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