Definition of cheese mite in English:
A mite that infests cheese.
- Genus Tyroglyphus, order (or subclass) Acari
- The cheese mite, known to cause dermatitis, is larger than both the grain mite and the mold mite.
- Common members in this group of tiny mites include the cheese mite, flour mite, and grain mite.
- One of the interesting things about this cheese is that the dimpled rind is created by cheese mites which chew on the cheese and are periodically brushed off.
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