Acarina

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

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\\ˌakəˈrīnə, -ēnə\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Acarus + -ina
: a cosmopolitan and very large order of Arachnida comprising the mites and ticks most of which lack distinct demarcation into cephalothorax and abdomen and have no book lungs, many of which are parasites of plants, animals, or man, and some of which are vectors of important diseases — compare texas fever, typhus

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Acarīˈna plural noun
Acarida
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Main Entry:acarus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Acarina — Ac a*ri na, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? a mite.] (Zo[ o]l.) The group of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acarina — Acarīna, s. Milben …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Acarina —   [griechisch], die Milben.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • 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 — Arachnida A*rach ni*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? spider.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the classes of Arthropoda. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] Note: They have four pairs of legs, no antenn[ae] nor wings, a pair of mandibles, and one pair of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acarina — Acari Acarien …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Acarina — …   Википедия

  • Acarina — see Acari …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Acarina —       subclass of the arthropod class Arachnida that includes the mite and tick (qq.v.). * * * …   Universalium

  • Acarina — noun The sub class of Arachnida which includes the mites and ticks. Many species are parasitic, and cause diseases like the itch and mange …   Wiktionary

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