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Mites

"Mites" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Any arthropod of the subclass ACARI except the TICKS. They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on humans and domestic animals, producing various irritations of the skin (MITE INFESTATIONS). Many mite species are important to human and veterinary medicine as both parasite and vector. Mites also infest plants.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mites" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mites" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2001 and 2002 and 2003
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