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Acarina Ac·a·ri·na (āk'ə-rī'nə, -rē'-)
n.
An order of Arachnida comprising the mites and ticks and including several species that are parasitic to humans and animals.

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acarina

noun
mites and ticks 
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Acarina acarina or acari are a taxon of arachnids that contains mites and ticks.
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