[ ak-uh-rahyn, -reen, -rin ]
/ ˈæk əˌraɪn, -ˈrin, -rɪn /
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any of numerous arachnids of the order Acarina, comprising the mites and ticks.
belonging or pertaining to the order Acarina.
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Also a·car·i·an [uh-kair-ee-uhn]. /əˈkɛər i ən/.
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Medical definitions for acarine
[ ăk′ə-rīn′, -rēn′ ]
Relating to or caused by an acarid.
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