Definition of Acaroid

1. a. Shaped like or resembling a mite.



Definition of Acaroid

1. Adjective. (context: biology zoology) Shaped like or resembling a mite. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acaroid

1. resembling an acarid [adj] - See also: acarid

Medical Definition of Acaroid

1. Shaped like or resembling a mite. Origin: NL, acarus a mite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Acaroid Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Acaroid Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acaroid

acaridan
acaridans
acaridiasis
acarids
acarina
acarine
acarine dermatosis
acarines
acarinosis
acariosis
acarminative
acarodermatitis
acarodermatitis urticarioides
acarodomatium
acarodomatiums
acaroid (current term)
acaroid gum
acaroid resin
acarologies
acarologist
acarologists
acarology
acarophobia
acarpellous
acarpelous
acarpous
acarus
acaryote
acatalasaemia
acatalasemia

Literary usage of Acaroid

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

1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"A red acaroid balsam is also obtained from the Bahamas, which is lighter in colour than the Australian variety. It ia similar in composition to the latter, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"Among those who have investigated acaroid balsam are Liebsten- stein ... By distilling acaroid balsam, Stenhouse obtained a light neutral oil containing ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Acaroid

Search for Acaroid on Dictionary.com!Search for Acaroid on Thesaurus.com!Search for Acaroid on Google!Search for Acaroid on Wikipedia!

Search