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acaroid

[ ak-uh-roid ]
/ ˈæk əˌrɔɪd /
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adjective
resembling a mite or tick.
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Origin of acaroid

First recorded in 1875–80; acar(us) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for acaroid

acaroid
/ (ˈækəˌrɔɪd) /

adjective
resembling a mite or tick

Word Origin for acaroid

C19: see acarus, -oid
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Medical definitions for acaroid

acaroid
[ ăkə-roid′ ]

adj.
Resembling a mite.
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