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ac·a·rol·o·gy

 (ăk′ə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of mites and ticks.


ac′a·rol′o·gist n.
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acarology

(ˌækəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of mites and ticks
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acarology

a division of zoology that studies mites and ticks. — acarologist, n.
See also: Zoology
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acarology

The study of mites and ticks.
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In Non-Native and Invasive Ticks, Michael Burridge has provided a major resource for scientists, acarologists, and pathologists by detailing invasive ticks, the diseases they potentially vector, and the various countries from which at least 100 non-native ticks have entered the United States in the recent past.
For this study, literature concerning Locustacarus was surveyed, and unpublished worldwide records sent to the authors by acarologists were examined.