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mites

Any arthropod of the order acarina except the ticks. They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on man and domestic animals, producing various irritations of the skin (acariasis or mite infestations). Many mite species are important to human and veterinary medicine as both parasite and vector.


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by urthchik
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Forum: Human Biology
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Forum: Human Biology
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