Definition of Acarine

1. Noun. Mite or tick.

Generic synonyms: Arachnid, Arachnoid
Group relationships: Acarina, Order Acarina
Specialized synonyms: Tick, Mite



Definition of Acarine

1. a. Of or caused by acari or mites; as, acarine diseases.

Definition of Acarine

1. Adjective. (medicine) Of or caused by ''acari'' or mites; as, '''acarine''' diseases. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acarine

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

Medical Definition of Acarine

1. Of or caused by acari or mites; as, acarine diseases. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acarine

acardius amorphus
acardius anceps
acari
acarian
acariases
acariasis
acaricidal
acaricide
acaricides
acarid
acaridan
acaridans
acaridiasis
acarids
acarina
acarine (current term)
acarine dermatosis
acarines
acarinosis
acariosis
acarminative
acarodermatitis
acarodermatitis urticarioides
acarodomatium
acarodomatiums
acaroid
acaroid gum
acaroid resin
acarologies
acarologist

Literary usage of Acarine

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1. An Introduction to Entomology, Or Elements of the Natural History of Insects by William Kirby, William Spence (1818)
"... due deference to medical men, I propose to distinguish generically all acarine diseases, will not be refused its place amongst your Genera Morborum. .-. ..."

2. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1872)
"We all know that the young of the acarine division of the Arachnid family are excluded from the ovum in an immature condition, possessing but three pairs of ..."

3. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1908)
"The irritation set up on human beings when attacked by this tiny acarine is very painful. Fortunately, however, the so-called Harvest Bug is not a mature ..."

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