mite

  1. a small but appreciable amount
  2. any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

Mite

Mites, along with ticks, are small arthropods belonging to the subclass Acari (also known as Acarina) and the class Arachnida. The scientific discipline devoted to the study of ticks and mites is called acarology. In soil ecosystems, mites are favored by high organic matter content and by moist conditions, wherein they actively engage in the fragm...
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mite

(mīt) any arthropod of the order Acarina except the ticks; they are characterized by minute size, a usually transparent or semitransparent body, and other features distinguishing them from the ticks. They may be free living or parasitic on animals or plants, and may produce various irritations of the skin (ac...
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Mite

(See Acarapis woodi and Varroa jacobsoni).
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mite

1. <zoology> A minute arachnid, of the order Acarina, of which there are many species; as, the cheese mite, sugar mite, harvest mite, etc. See Acarina. ... 2. [D. Mijt; prob. The same word] A small coin formerly circulated in England, rated at about a third of a farthing. The name is also applied to a small coin used in Palestine in the time ...
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mite

noun any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
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Mite

Mite (mīt) noun [ Anglo-Saxon mīte mite (in sense 1); akin to LG. mite , Dutch mijt , German miete , Old High German mīza ; confer Goth. maitan to cut.] 1. (Zoology) A minute arachnid, of the order Acarina, of which there a...
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mite

a slight but appreciable amount
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mite

a slight but appreciable amount
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Mite

a tiny arachnid (related to spiders, thus having 8 legs) parasite that may live in the nest, nostrils, trachea, lungs, and air sacs of birds, or feathers.
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Mite

A tiny jointed-legged body parasite.
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Mite

a type of external parasite
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mite

any of about 30,000 species of tiny arthropods, members of the mite and tick subclass Acari (class Arachnida), that inhabit a wide range of habitats, ... [6 related articles]
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Mite

Any of several minute invertebrates belonging to the phylum Arthropoda, class Arachnida.
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mite

Avery small amount, portion, or particle
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mite

might
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mite

Minute arachnid related to the ticks. Some mites are free-living scavengers or predators. Some are parasitic, such as the itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei), which burrows in skin causing scabies in humans and mange in dogs, and the red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae), which sucks blood from poultry and other birds....
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Mite

Mite is a name common to numerous small, in some cases microscopic, animals, of the class Arachnida (spiders) and division Acarida. Sometimes the name is given only to those of the Acarida which have feet formed for walk ing and the mouth not furnished with a sucker formed of lancet-like plates, as in the ticks, but with mandibles. Some are of a wa...
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mite

mite, mites 1. Any of various small or minute arachnids of the order Acarina that are often parasitic on animals and plants, infest stored food products, and in some species transmit disease. 2. Any arthropod of the order acarina except the ticks which are among the most diverse and successful of all the invertebrate groups. ...
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mite

mite, small, often microscopic chelicerate that, along with the tick, makes up the order Acarina; it is also related to spiders. The unsegmented mite body is typically oval and compact, although a few, mostly parasites, are elongated and wormlike. There are four pairs of legs. The movable head is at...
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Mite

Mite: A tiny eight-legged creature belonging to the Order Acarina related to spiders and ticks. Some mites live freely and others as parasites. Mites can attack plants and animals, carry disease, and cause allergies. acaricide.
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Mite

The mite was a small coin formerly current, equal to about one-third of a farthing. The term was also applied to small weight formerly used by the moneyers, equal to the twentieth part of a grain.
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mite

Type: Term Pronunciation: mīt Definitions: 1. 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 of pathogenic agents, by directly causing dermatitis...
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mite

[n] - any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
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