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Definition of the noun acarus

What does acarus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: acari

  1. any of several mites of the order Acarina
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of acarus: genus Acarus
    • more generic word: mite = any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
    • member of: Acarina / order Acarina = mites and ticks

Alternative definition of the noun acarus


  1. [zoology] A genus in the family Acaridae including many species of small mites.

Phrases with acarus

  1. Acarus Mori
  2. Acarus Pyri
  3. Acarus Tini
  4. Acarus Citri
  5. Acarus Malus
  6. Acarus Muris
  7. Acarus Nigua
  8. Acarus Piger
  9. Acarus Ruber
  10. Acarus Lactis
  11. Acarus Basteri
  12. Acarus Globosa
  13. Acarus Limacum
  14. Acarus Natator
  15. Acarus Tritici
  16. Acarus Baccarum
  17. Acarus Ciliatus
  18. Acarus Eruditus
  19. Acarus Globosus
  20. genus acarus

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Google previewLondon Medical Gazette (1839)

It is asserted, then, by the advocates of the first theory we have alluded to, that the acarus is the essential cause of the contagious element of scabies; , and in support of this they affirm, that it is generally met with in every case that has not ...

Google previewA Treatise on the Diseases of the Ox - A Manual of Bovine Pathology (2013)

by John Henry Steel,

The Acarus is the sole cause, and we ...

Google previewThe Study of Medicine (1835)

by John Mason Good, Samuel Cooper

The acarus is a numerous genus of very minute insects, including, besides those enumerated above, a multitude of other species, well known to every one, as a ricinus or dog-tick, a siro or mite, a. dysenteria or dysentery-tick, of which we have ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

( Greek, acarus = mite + Latin, forma = shape.) Mite-shaped; pertaining to a structure or ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Acarus reticulatus, Fabr.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Acarus. A forage mite only accidentally parasitic. Acaudal,. Acaudate The absence of a tail. Accidental. SelfInjection,. Needle Stick Injury This has led to human infection with BRUCELLOSIS, ORF, Q FEVER and TUBERCULOSIS (TB).

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1853)

Ana - Ast

To this genus belongs the Acarus ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1833)

by George Crabb

ACARUS (Ent.) 'Azza, Tick, a genus of animals of the Class Insecta, Order Aptera. Generic Characters. o, without proboscis.-Feelers two as long as the sucker.

Google previewLexicon Medicum, Or, Medical Dictionary (1845)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Botany, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Midwifery, Mineralogy, Pharmacy, Physiology, Practice of Physic, Surgery, and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine ... by Robert Hooper

ACARUS." (From arapms, small.) The tick. An insect which breeds in the skin. very numerous genus of minute insects which infest the skin of ani. mals, and produce various complaints. Those which are found on the human body are 1.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1882)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Richard Quain

The Acarus scabiki is a stii! roundish animal, just visible to the naked jr-. Examined under the microscope it is seen to U t&:uned and to resemble a tortoise in shape ; rh*n fully developed it has eight legs, and on it under surface are scattered ...

Google previewA dictionary of hygiene and public health (1876)

by Alexander Wynter Blyth

Acarus Farina, or Flour - Mite This insect is found only in damaged flour, and is more frequently met with in the flour of the Leguminoscc than that of Oraminecc. A single acarus may occasionally be found in good flour; but even one should be ...

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Small photo of dirty acarus man a dust allergy conceptSmall photo of A microscope view of a nymphal stage Flour mite magnified 100x. The mite, Acarus siro, is a pest infesting stored dried food, grain and flour.Small photo of Acarus sit on a branch of grass.Small photo of acarus man thumbs up gesture, dust allergy conceptSmall photo of The acarus sits on a green leaf in the forestSmall photo of The acarus sits on a green leaf in the forest More...

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Acarus Meaning

Video shows what acarus means. A mite, especially one from the genus Acarus.. acarus pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary.

Scrabble value of A1C3A1R1U1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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