Acarine \Ac"a*rine\, a. (Med.) Of or caused by acari or mites; as, acarine diseases. [1913 Webster]

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  • acarine — A member of the order Acarina. * * * ac·a·rine ak ə .rīn, .rēn, rən adj of, relating to, or caused by mites or ticks <acarine dermatitis> acarine n * * * ac·a·rine (akґə rīn) acarid (def.1) …   Medical dictionary

  • acarine — adjective Of or caused by acari or mites; as, acarine diseases …   Wiktionary

  • acarine — /ak euh ruyn , reen , rin/, n. 1. any of numerous arachnids of the order Acarina, comprising the mites and ticks. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the order Acarina. Also, acarian /euh kair ee euhn/. [1820 30; < NL Acarina name of the order,… …   Universalium

  • acarine — n. mite or tick from the order Acarina …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acarine — ac·a·rine …   English syllables

  • acarine — noun mite or tick • Hypernyms: ↑arachnid, ↑arachnoid • Hyponyms: ↑tick, ↑mite • Member Holonyms: ↑Acarina, ↑order Acarina …   Useful english dictionary

  • acarine Zoology — [ akərʌɪn] noun a small arachnid of the order Acari, which comprises the mites and ticks. adjective relating to or caused by mites and ticks. Origin from mod. L. Acari, from acarus, from Gk akari mite, tick …   English new terms dictionary

  • acarine disease — noun : Isle of Wight disease of honeybees; also : any disease caused by ticks or mites * * * acarine disease noun A disease of bees due to mites in the spiracles • • • Main Entry: ↑acarus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diseases of the honey bee — or abnormal hive conditions include: Contents 1 Pests and parasites 1.1 Varroa mites 1.1.1 Treatment 1.2 Acarine (Tracheal) mit …   Wikipedia

  • Buckfast bee — The Buckfast hybrid bee was a honey bee developed by Brother Adam , (born Karl Kehrle in 1898 in Germany), who was in charge of beekeeping at Buckfast Abbey. In the early 20th century bee populations were being decimated by Isle of Wight disease …   Wikipedia

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