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Acari

[′a·kə·rē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Acarina.
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Prevalence of sensitization to the storage mites Acarus siro, Tyrophagus putrescentiae, and Lepidoglyphus destructor in allergic patients with different degrees of sensitization to the house-dust mite Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus.
The Acarus mites are not unlike the common dust mites that live in beds, clothes and carpets.