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dermatophagoides pteronyssinus

dermatophagoides pteronyssinus in Medicine

Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus Der·ma·toph·a·goi·des pter·o·nys·si·nus (dûr'mə-tŏf'ə-goi'dēz' těr'ə-nĭ-sī'nəs)
n.
A cosmopolitan species of mites that are found in house dust and are a common cause of atopic asthma.

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