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Synonyms for mite

little

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Synonyms for mite

any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods

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Detail of lesions containing a mite at the time of initial and subsequent examination is shown in Table 1 and 2.
"Every honey bee, with the exception of the European honey bee, has a mite that attacks the larval stage," says Burgett.
Unfortunately, we do not have data with regards to the sex of the harvestmen for 2003, but for Summer 2004 only 2 females (out of 173) had a mite and no males (out of 195) were infected.
Depending on mechanisms involved, resistance can be classified by a mite's response to plant defenses (antibiosis) or by the plant's ability to withstand mite damage (tolerance).
It is typically characterized in patients by the appearance of a primary eschar at the site of a mite bite followed by fever, headache, and development of a papulovesicular rash.
To prepare (or fix) a mite specimen for viewing, Ochoa and Erbe use liquid nitrogen, which is at -320*F.