acarology

acarology

[ak-uh-rol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of zoology dealing with mites and ticks.

Origin:
acar(us) + -o- + -logy

acarologist, noun
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acarology (ˌækəˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the study of mites and ticks

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