acariasis
Any disease caused by mites, usually a skin infestation. See mange.
- psoroptic a. infestation of mammalian skin with Psoroptes mites.

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ac·a·ri·a·sis .ak-ə-'rī-ə-səs n, pl -a·ses -.sēz infestation with or disease caused by mites called also acarinosis

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n.
an infestation of mites and ticks and the symptoms, for example allergy and dermatitis, that their presence may provoke.

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ac·a·ri·a·sis (ak″ə-riґə-sis) [acar- + -iasis] infestation with acarids (ticks or mites); see also mange. Called also acaridiasis and acarinosis.

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  • acariasis — [ak΄ə rī′ə sis] n. [ModL: see ACARID & ASIS] an infestation with acarids, or the resulting skin disease …   English World dictionary

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  • Acariasis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 B88 Sonstiger Parasitenbefall der Haut B88.0 Sonstige Akarinose (Milbenbefall) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • acariasis — noun Date: 1828 infestation with or disease caused by mites …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acariasis — n. [Gr. akari, mite or tick; iasis, diseased condition] (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) Infestation with ticks or mites, or any diseased condition resulting therefrom …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • acariasis — /ak euh ruy euh sis/, n., pl. acariases / seez /. Pathol. 1. infestation with acarids, esp. mites. 2. a skin disease caused by such infestation, as scabies. [1820 30; < NL; see ACARUS, IASIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • acariasis — noun /ˌækəˈraɪəsɪs/ An infestation with mites or ticks …   Wiktionary

  • acariasis — ► femenino PATOLOGÍA Enfermedad producida por infestación de ácaros …   Enciclopedia Universal

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