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noun & adjectiveZoology
- ‘This project gathered important scientific knowledge about the infestation of ham by parasites, including fungi and tiny spider-like acarids or mites, during the curing process.’
- ‘The risk of sensitization to acarids is proportional to their density in the patient's home environment.’
- ‘Parts of the inner bark of the trees were removed and microscopic observations, which were carried out the next day, showed the existence of microscopic organisms and acarids.’
- ‘Moreover, the predatory mite C. simplex showed a preferable response to the acarid mites but it also significantly reduced citrus nematode T. semipenetrans populations under greenhouse conditions.’
- ‘When veterinarian Liu Guiqing of Shanghai Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Station treated a dog for acarid, she was surprised to discover the animal's owner, a divorced man who was very attached to the dog, was also ill.’
- ‘Washing is the best way to ensure complete cleanliness and totally getting rid of acarids.’
- ‘Gastropods, micro-insects and acarids are restricted to several layers in the section and charophytes are only distributed in its top part.’
- ‘However, acarids have tarsal claws that attach directly to the tarsi, whereas algophagids and hyadesiids have tarsal claws at the ends of flattened pulvilliform pretarsal stalks.’
- ‘Particles that have these kinds of characters are pollen, acarids, animal dandruff and fungi.’
- ‘Heavy infestations of acarid mites indicate that storage conditions are too damp or dusty.’
- ‘Arachnids are represented in Sweden by spiders, harvestmen, pseudoscorpions and acarids.’
- ‘Most dejecta of dust acarid may be found on home mattress, pillow, bedquilt, sofa, carpet and curtain.’
- ‘Do I love him enough to overcome my morbid dread of acarids or do I hate the acarids so much that I will risk losing my love?’
- ‘It is used for controlling acarid for several plants.’
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