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Descriptor in English: Acari
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácaros y Garrapatas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácaros e Carrapatos
Descriptor in French: Acari
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.166.132
Scope note: A large, subclass of arachnids comprising the MITES and TICKS, including parasites of plants, animals, and humans, as well as several important disease vectors.
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 75
DeCS UI: 58
Descriptor UI: D000053
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Acari - Preferred
Concept UI M0000079
Scope note A large, subclass of arachnids comprising the MITES and TICKS, including parasites of plants, animals, and humans, as well as several important disease vectors.
Preferred term Acari



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