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The study of mites and ticks.

ac′a·rol′o·gist n.
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a specialist in the study of mites and ticks
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These conclusions are completed by the declaration today that the control of the seasonality of life cycles is activated not only by the diapause, but also by certain forms of quiescence, in particular by quiescences post-diapause noticed by the entomologists [18,19] and underlined by an acarologist [36].
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