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dust mite

n.
Any of several mites of the family Pyroglyphidae, especially Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and D. farinae, that feed on shed skin cells and produce excrement that is a common household allergen associated especially with asthma and respiratory allergies.

dust mite

n
(Animals) either of two mites, Dermatophagoides farinae or D. pteronyssinus, that feed on shed human skill cells. Their excrement is a household allergen associated with respiratory allergies and asthma
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