northern fowl mite

noun

Medical Definition of northern fowl mite

: a parasitic mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum, family Macronyssidae) that is a pest of birds and especially poultry and pigeons in both Europe and North America

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“Northern fowl mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/northern%20fowl%20mite. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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