acarology

[ak-uh-rol-uh-jee]

noun

the branch of zoology dealing with mites and ticks.

Nearby words

  1. acarnania,
  2. acarodermatitis,
  3. acaroid,
  4. acaroid gum,
  5. acaroid resin,
  6. acarophobia,
  7. acarpellous,
  8. acarpelous,
  9. acarpous,
  10. acarus

Origin of acarology


Related formsac·a·rol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for acarology

acarology

noun

the study of mites and ticks
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