hair follicle mite

hair follicle mite
either Demodex brevis or D. folliculorum.

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  • follicle mite — n any of several minute mites of the genus Demodex that are parasitic in the hair follicles * * * either Demodex brevis or D. folliculorum …   Medical dictionary

  • follicle mite — n. any of a genus (Demodex) of small, wormlike mites living as parasites in the hair follicles of mammals; esp., a species ( D. folliculorum) that infests humans …   English World dictionary

  • Hair follicle — A hair follicle is part of the skin that grows hair by packing old cells together. Attached to the follicle is a sebaceous gland, a tiny sebum producing gland found everywhere except on the palms, lips and soles of the feet. The thicker density… …   Wikipedia

  • follicle mite — fol′licle mite n. pat ivt any mite of the family Demodicidae, parasitic in hair follicles of various mammals, including humans • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • follicle mite — any mite of the family Demodicidae, parasitic in hair follicles of various mammals, including humans. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • follicle mite — noun Date: 1925 any of several minute mites (genus Demodex) parasitic in hair follicles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • follicle mite — noun : any of several minute mites of the genus Demodex that are parasitic in the hair follicles …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canine Demodikose — Haarausfall und leichte Hautrötung an der Halsunterseite bei einem Mops mit Demodikose Die canine Demodikose ist eine häufige, durch die übermäßige Vermehrung der Haarbalgmilbe Demodex canis hervorgerufene, parasitäre Hauterkrankung der Hunde… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • folliclemite — follicle mite n. Any of various tiny mites of the genus Demodex that infest the hair follicles of mammals. * * * …   Universalium

  • Demodex — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

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