order Acarina

noun
mites and ticks
Syn: ↑Acarina
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Arachnida, ↑class Arachnida
Member Meronyms:

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  • Acarina — noun mites and ticks • Syn: ↑order Acarina • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Arachnida, ↑class Arachnida • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acarina — Taxobox name = Mite| image width = 200px image caption = Peacock mite, Tuckerella sp. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari subclassis authority = Leach, 1817 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Acarina — An order of Arachnida that includes the mites and ticks. [G. akari, a mite] * * * Ac·a·ri·na .ak ə rī nə, rē n pl syn of acari * * * n. the group of arthropods that includes the mite and tick. * * * Ac·a·ri·na (ak″ə riґnə …   Medical dictionary

  • acarina — n. order of mites and ticks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tick — For other uses, see Tick (disambiguation). Ticks Adult deer tick, Ixodes scapularis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • acarine — /ak euh ruyn , reen , rin/, n. 1. any of numerous arachnids of the order Acarina, comprising the mites and ticks. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the order Acarina. Also, acarian /euh kair ee euhn/. [1820 30; < NL Acarina name of the order,… …   Universalium

  • mite — A minute arthropod of the order Acarina, a vast assemblage of parasitic and (primarily) free living organisms. Most are still undescribed, and only a relatively small number are of medical or veterinary importance as vectors or intermediate hosts …   Medical dictionary

  • Arachnida — noun a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings • Syn: ↑class Arachnida • Derivationally related forms: ↑arachnidian • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Arachnida — noun a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings • Syn: ↑Arachnida • Derivationally related forms: ↑arachnidian (for: ↑Arachnida) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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