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Medical Term:

Glycophagus

Pronunciation: gli-kof'a-gus

Definition: A common genus of grain mites, frequently implicated in dermatitis among food handlers.

[glyco- + G. phago, to eat]

See Also: Tyrophagus putrescentiae

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