Carpoglyptusmedical dictionary

A genus of mites including Carpoglyptus passularum, the fruit mite, which causes a dermatitis among handlers of dried fruit.

Origin: G. Karpos, fruit, + glypho,, to carve

(05 Mar 2000)

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