Definition of Trombicula

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Trombiculidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Trombicula
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Trombiculidae, Trombiculidae
Member holonyms: Chigger, Harvest Mite, Jigger, Redbug



Medical Definition of Trombicula

1. The chigger mite, a genus of mites (family Trombiculidae) whose larvae (chiggers, red bugs) include pests of humans and other animals, and vectors of rickettsial and probably viral diseases. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trombicula

Trojan planets
Trojan point
Trojan points
Trojans
Trokosi
Trolard
Trolard's vein
Trollius
Trollope
Trollywood
Troltsch
Troltsch's corpuscles
Troltsch's fold
Troltsch's pocket
Troltsch's recesses
Trombicula (current term)
Trombicula akamushi
Trombicula alfreddugesi
Trombicula deliensis
Trombiculidae
Trombidiidae
Tromner
Tromner's reflex
Tromsø
Trondheim
Trondheim Fiord
Trondheim Fjord
Tropaeolaceae
Tropaeolum
Tropaeolum majus

Literary usage of Trombicula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1906)
"237 ; BERLESE, Redia ii, n. sp. Exped. Egypt and White Nile ii, 1905, n. ap. Trombicula minor, Java, p. 155, pi. xv ; BERLESE, tcn sp. ..."

2. Circular by Puerto Rico Federal Experiment Station, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico Agricultural Experiment Station (Mayaguez) (1918)
"HE Ewing. THE AIR SAC MITE. Collected at Mayaguez. Trombicula tropica Ewing: Det. HE Ewing. the horse. Also occurs on the chicken and goat. ..."

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