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For related terms, please see Alvanian.

Alvanian spine mites were tiny parasitic arachnids which burrowed into humanoid spinal columns, causing back pain for life.

Odo mistook a pinched nerve for Alvanian spine mites in 2373. (DS9: "The Begotten")

According to the script, Alvanian was pronounced as "al-VEIN-ee-un". [1]
According to the RPG sourcebook Creatures, the Alvanian spine mite is a tiny crustacean that lives inside the spinal columns of larger animals and feeds on neural energy.
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