lep·​tus ˈlep-təs How to pronounce leptus (audio)
plural leptuses also lepti -ˌtī How to pronounce leptus (audio)
often capitalized
: any of several 6-legged larval mites
often used as if the name of a genus

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“Leptus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leptus. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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