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Mites MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mites
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.131.166.132.419
Unique ID
D008925
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008925
Annotation
Infection = MITE INFESTATIONS; for miticides (chemicals killing or controlling mites) index under ACARICIDES; mite vectors = ARACHNID VECTORS (IM) + MITES (IM); mite control: coordinate IM with TICK CONTROL (IM).
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acarus
Related Numbers
txid66545
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Mites Preferred
Acarus Narrower
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