n. mite or tick from the order Acarina

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  • Acarina — Taxobox name = Mite| image width = 200px image caption = Peacock mite, Tuckerella sp. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acari subclassis authority = Leach, 1817 subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Acari — For other uses, see Acari (disambiguation). Acari Temporal range: Early Devonian–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Arachnid — Taxobox name = Arachnida image width = 250px image caption = Arachnida from Ernst Haeckel s Kunstformen der Natur , 1904 regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida classis authority = Cuvier, 1812… …   Wikipedia

  • beak — n. [OF. bec, beak] 1. Anything projecting and ending in a point. 2. (ARTHROPODA) a. In Chelicerata, the gnathosome of acarines. b. In Crustacea, the anteroventral projection of the free margin of the carapace; not equivalent to rostrum. c. In… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • neosomy — n. [Gr. neos, new; soma, body] External transformation, during the formation of new cuticle, in an active stadium of a group normally metamorphosing by molts, i.e., certain insects, acarines, crustaceans and nematodes …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acaricide — An agent that kills acarines; commonly used to denote chemicals that kill ticks. [Mod. L. acarus, a mite, fr. G. akari + L. caedo, to cut, kill] * * * acar·i·cide ə kar ə .sīd n a pesticide that kills mites and ticks * * * n. any chemical agent… …   Medical dictionary

  • ТРУП — ТРУП, мертвое тело (лат. cadaver). Развитие мед. знаний и первые представления об анатомии и физиологии многим обязаны тому, что исследователи получили возможность вскрывать и исследовать Т. человека. В мед. практике Т. объект исследования пат.… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия