Definition of Acaridan

1. n. One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks.



Definition of Acaridan

1. Noun. (zoology) A member of the sub-class Acarina of arachnids, which includes mites and ticks. ¹

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Definition of Acaridan

1. acarid [n -S] - See also: acarid

Medical Definition of Acaridan

1. One of a group of arachnids, including the mites and ticks. See: Acarus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acaridan

acardiacus anceps
acardiotrophia
acardite
acardius
acardius acephalus
acardius amorphus
acardius anceps
acari
acarian
acariases
acariasis
acaricidal
acaricide
acaricides
acarid
acaridan (current term)
acaridans
acaridiasis
acarids
acarina
acarine
acarine dermatosis
acarines
acarinosis
acariosis
acarminative
acarodermatitis
acarodermatitis urticarioides
acarodomatium
acarodomatiums

Literary usage of Acaridan

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1847)
"The eyes are well-developed and already confluent, there is no trace of antennae, and we have altogether a form which strongly suggests the acaridan type of ..."

2. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1874)
"If they find a suitable locality, as on a young mushroom or a mass of decomposing substance, the little acaridan quits its temporary host and its ..."

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