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varroa

[vahr-oh-uh] /ˈvɑr oʊ ə/
noun
1.
a small mite, Varroa jacobsoni, that is a parasite of the honeybee.
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  • Severe varroa infestations can decimate a hive if measures aren't taken to stop them.
  • She also studied the molecular genetics of varroa mites worldwide.
  • varroa mites are blood-sucking parasites of honeybees that can weaken or destroy hives.

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