Definition of Acaricide

1. Noun. A chemical agent used to kill mites.

Exact synonyms: Acaracide
Generic synonyms: Pesticide



Definition of Acaricide

1. Noun. Any substance which kills acarids ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acaricide

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Acaricide

1. An agent that kills acarines; commonly used to denote chemicals that kill ticks. Origin: Mod. L. Acarus, a mite, fr. G. Akari + L. Caedo, to cut, kill (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acaricide

acardiacus
acardiacus acephalus
acardiacus amorphus
acardiacus anceps
acardiotrophia
acardite
acardius
acardius acephalus
acardius amorphus
acardius anceps
acari
acarian
acariases
acariasis
acaricidal
acaricide (current term)
acaricides
acarid
acaridan
acaridans
acaridiasis
acarids
acarina
acarine
acarine dermatosis
acarines
acarinosis
acariosis
acarminative
acarodermatitis

Literary usage of Acaricide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"Insecticide and acaricide Tests. 17: 180. PB: 9101 TO 9112 PARR, JC and BC PASS. ... Insecticide and acaricide Tests. 15:165. PARR, JC and BC PASS. 1990. ..."

2. IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Biological Control of Plant Pests by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"There were two treatments in each grove: treated plots where bud mite was suppressed with acaricide treatments whenever infestation levels increased ..."

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