Pronunciation: (ak'u-rīn", -rēn', -rin), [key]
any of numerous arachnids of the order Acarina, comprising the mites and ticks.
belonging or pertaining to the order Acarina. Also,a•car•i•anPronunciation: (u-kâr'ē-un). [key]
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