How to use Mite in a sentence
She's been a mite tired lately.
Things were always a mite close.
The tale of the widow's mite springs to mind.
Occasionally, a type of mite carried on dogs (Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis) may infect humans.
May be attacked by aphids, vine weevil, slugs, leaf and bud eelworms and greenhouse red spider mite.Advertisement
The organism that causes scabies is a mite.
Aside from itching, scratching and howling, one of the tell-tale signs of a cat ear mite infection is a horde of dark-colored gunk within your cat's ears.
The intense itching almost always caused by scabies is due to a reaction within the skin to the feces of the mite.
The mite itself may then be identified under a microscope.
Tapeworm eggs are passed out in the dung and eaten by a microscopic mite which lives on the pasture.Advertisement
Maintain humidity to avoid red spider mite by damping down with the hosepipe.
The deadly varroa mite has wiped out local colonies of bees in several countries around the world.
Sarcoptic Mange is caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, which also causes human scabies.
Perhaps the poor widow who put in her mite exercised more self-denial than they have in giving thousands.
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A gall mite (Phytoptus pyri) sometimes severely injures the leaves, on which it forms blisters - the best remedy is to cut off and burn the diseased leaves.
Even then, however, the liquid nature of the substance, though advantageous in one or two directions, constituted a serious obstacle to its safe transport and storage and to its efficient employment; it was therefore not until Nobel produced plastic solid preparations by mixing the liquid with porous substances, such as gunpowder, or carbon and sulphur, and finally kieselguhr in a fine state of division, capable of absorbing and retaining considerable quantities of it, that it could be employed as a blasting agent (see Explosives, Dyna Mite, Cordite).
For example, removing the mite swollen buds from blackcurrants will help prevent reversion virus.
Yes, external parasites transmissible to man include fleas, sarcoptic mange, the fur mite and ringworm fungi.
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Keeping the atmosphere moist will help to keep red spider mite at bay.
In hot, dry spells, mist container plants frequently with water to help prevent red spider mite infestations.
An ear mite can be mildly to severely irritating for your cat, but it poses no lethal threat.
At some point, you may have become familiar with the process of cat ear mite treatment, especially if your cat goes outdoors.
It is important to use the cat ear mite treatment for the entire recommended duration to help avoid a re-infestation.Advertisement
You can find several commercial ear mite treatments on the market.
Flea products offer another cat ear mite treatment.
It sounds a mite more complex, but the concept behind this innovative travel makeup mirror is the same as that of any other magnifying mirror.
This can help to ward off ear infections and ear mite infestation.
When cleaning your dog's ears, look for signs of mite infestation or infection, including brown residue, redness, or a foul smell.Advertisement
If it's the skin, head directly to your vet who will likely want to take a skin scraping to check for a mite infestation.
Some palms also tend to attract certain pests, such as the Royal Palm Bug or the Red Palm Mite.
Solus is one of the leading names in bedding for dust mite control.
You might want to add organic wool sheets, since wool is naturally a good dust mite repellent.
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Scabies-A contagious parasitic skin disease caused by a tiny mite and characterized by intense itching.
Scabies is a relatively contagious infection caused by a tiny mite called Sarcoptes scabiei.
Scabies is caused by a tiny insect about 0.3 mm long called a mite.
When a human comes in contact with the female mite, the mite burrows under the skin, laying eggs along the line of its burrow.
The female mite may be seen at one end of the burrow, as a tiny pearl-like bump underneath the skin.Advertisement
There's still a couple of things that bother me a mite.
Claire Quincy is no saint in anyone's book, but her motive is a mite on the thin side, isn't it?
They might get a mite suspicious if you didn't try to give her a call.
At night, in bed, we spend on average eight hours in close contact with large amounts of house dust mite allergen.
The crop wasn't huge but, despite suffering red spider mite, they produced about six small aubergines from three plants.Advertisement
It may cause a mite buildup by reducing mite predator populations.
Do not wear dog or cat flea collars on your ankles or cattle ear tags on your shoes to ward off harvest mite larvae.
Of these, animal dander, the house dust mite and cockroaches are the most common culprits.
Prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis including hayfever and that caused by other airborne allergens such as house dust mite and animal dander.
It can be applied to mattresses, bedding, such as blankets, pillows, etc. The allergy-causing mite excrements are broken down.Advertisement
Poisoning gases like ozone are also destroyed along with all allergens such as pollen, dust mite feces and pet dander.
Scab and fluke in sheep I also need to treat the lambs for scab, the sheep scab mite causes mange.
The species follows the normal mite incomplete metamorphosis, with the female mite laying her eggs singly throughout the year.
Patriot C will kill the mite at much lower cost.
With subsequent infections, the itchiness begins within hours of picking up the first mite.
Besides," he added, "Mrs. Glass was getting a mite too friendly and she's not much of a cook."
The same naturalist describes the association with Lasius of small mites (Antennophorus) which are carried about by the worker ants, one of which may have a mite beneath her mouth, and another on either side of her abdomen.
He even noted the fact that the pupa of the flea is sometimes attacked and fed upon by a mite - an observation which suggested the well.
Several of the works of "Carmen Sylva" were written in collaboration with Mite Kremnitz, one of her maids of honour, who was born at Greifswald in 1857, and married Dr Kremnitz of Bucharest; these were published between 1881 and 1888, in some cases under the pseudonyms Dito et Idem, and includes the novel Aus zwei Welten (Leipzig, 1884), Anna Boleyn (Bonn, 1886), a tragedy, In der Irre (Bonn, 1888), a collection of short stories, &c. Edleen Vaughan, or Paths of Peril, a novel (London, 1894), and Sweet Hours, poems (London, 1904), were written in English.
Ergot should be kept in stoppered bottles in order to preserve it from the attacks of a species of mite, and to prevent the oxidation of its fatty oil.