acaroid


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acaroid

(ˈækəˌrɔɪd)
adj
(Zoology) resembling a mite or tick
[C19: see acarus, -oid]
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Acaroid or grass-tree Xanthorrhoea hastilis, Liliaceae
Acaroid or grass-tree Resin collected around the bases of old
The acaroid mite is a kind of arthropod and its geographic distribution appears to be global and mites can survive in many environments including the storehouse, farmhouse, stored food stuff, various drugs, packing material, household objects, and human and animal bodies.