Definition of Mites. Meaning of Mites. Synonyms of Mites

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Definition of Mites

Mite
Mite Mite, n. [AS. m[=i]te mite (in sense 1); akin to LG. mite, D. mijt, G. miete, OHG. m[=i]za; cf. Goth. maitan to cut.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A minute arachnid, of the order Acarina, of which there are many species; as, the cheese mite, sugar mite, harvest mite, etc. See Acarina. 2. [D. mijt; prob. the same word.] A small coin formerly circulated in England, rated at about a third of a farthing. The name is also applied to a small coin used in Palestine in the time of Christ. Two mites, which make a farthing. --Mark xii. 49. 3. A small weight; one twentieth of a grain. 4. Anything very small; a minute object; a very little quantity or particle. For in effect they be not worth a myte. --Chaucer.

Meaning of Mites from wikipedia

- Mites are small arachnids (eight-legged arthropods). Mites are not a defined taxon, but the name is used for members of several groups in the subcl****...
- House dust mites (HDM, or simply dust mites) are mites found in ****ociation with dust in dwellings. They are known for causing an allergy. The main species...
- adults (n = 19, over 18 years of age) carried mites, and that 70% of those under 18 years of age carried mites. This study (using a DNA-detection method,...
- Over 2,000 MITES alumni have taken part in the program over the past 41 years. Nearly 30% of MITES alumni have matriculated to MIT. Those MITES students...
- puncturing the plant cells to feed. Spider mites are known to feed on several hundred species of plants. Spider mites are less than 1 mm (0.04 in) in size and...
- Cheese mites (for instance Tyrophagus casei or other species) are mites that are used to produce such cheeses as Milbenkäse, Cantal and Mimolette. The...
- (/trɒmbɪˈkjuːlɪdiː/; also called berry bugs, harvest mites, red bugs, scrub-itch mites, and aoutas) are a family of mites. The best known of the Trombiculidae are...
- Ear mites are mites that live in the ears of animals and humans. The most commonly seen species in veterinary medicine is Otodectes cynotis (Gk. oto=ear...
- mites (spider mites, pea**** mites, gall mites, red-legged earth mites, etc.), snout mites, chiggers, hair follicle mites, velvet mites, water mites,...
- Mange /ˈmeɪndʒ/ is a type of skin disease caused by parasitic mites. Because mites also infect plants, birds, and reptiles, the term "mange" or colloquially...
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