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Words nearby acari
Definition for acari (2 of 2)
noun, plural ac·a·ri [ak-uh-rahy] /ˈæk əˌraɪ/.
Origin of acarus
Example sentences from the Web for acari
The parasitical animals that infest the human body are referred to under the heads Acari and Pediculi.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Acari and Psocidæ attack dried fungi of all kinds, and speedily reduce them to an unrecognizable powder.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
It is among the smallest of the acari, and is sometimes not distinguishable without a microscope.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million|Sarah Josepha Hale
Acari in the eye have been incidentally alluded to under inflammation of the lids.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Who is there that does not nourish some acari, of the genus Simonea, in the membrane of the nose?Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden