acarology

noun

ac·​a·​rol·​o·​gy ˌak-ə-ˈräl-ə-jē How to pronounce acarology (audio)
plural acarologies
: a branch of zoology that is concerned with the study of mites and ticks
acarologist noun

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“Acarology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acarology. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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