sarcoptic

sarcoptic
Of, relating to, or caused by mites of the genus Sarcoptes or other members of the family Sarcoptidae.

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sar·cop·tic sär-'käp-tik adj of, relating to, caused by, or being itch mites of the family Sarcoptidae and esp. the genus Sarcoptes <\sarcoptic infection> <\sarcoptic mites>

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sar·cop·tic (sahr-kopґtik) of, relating to, or caused by Sarcoptes.

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  • sarcoptic — (ˈ)sär|käptik adjective Etymology: New Latin Sarcoptes + English ic : of, relating to, or caused by itch mites of the family Sarcoptidae sarcoptic infection * * * sarcopˈtic adjective • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarcoptic — sar·cop·tic …   English syllables

  • sarcoptic mange — n a mange caused by mites of the genus Sarcoptes that burrow in the skin esp. of the head and face compare CHORIOPTIC MANGE, DEMODECTIC MANGE * * * scabies in animals other than humans …   Medical dictionary

  • sarcoptic mange — noun Mange in dogs caused by Sarcoptes scabiei canis, the sarcoptic mange mite …   Wiktionary

  • sarcoptic mange — noun Etymology: New Latin Sarcoptes, from sarc + Greek koptein to cut more at capon Date: 1886 mange caused by mites (genus Sarcoptes) burrowing in the skin especially of the head and face …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sarcoptic mange — /sahr kop tik/, Vet. Pathol. mange caused by burrowing mites of the genus Sarcoptes. [1885 90; < NL Sarcopt(es) genus name (irreg. < Gk sar(k) SARC + kópt(ein) to peck, gnaw, strike + NL es n. ending (L es)) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sarcoptic mange — [sα: kɒptɪk] noun a form of mange chiefly affecting the abdomen and hindquarters. Origin C19: from mod. L. Sarcoptes (genus name of the itch mite, from Gk sarx, sark flesh ) + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • sarcoptic mange — sar•cop′tic mange′ [[t]sɑrˈkɒp tɪk[/t]] n. vet mange caused by burrowing mites of the genus Sarcoptes[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90; < NL Sarcopt(es) genus name (irreg. < Gk sar(k) sarc +kópt(ein) to peck, gnaw, strike …   From formal English to slang

  • sarcoptic mange — noun : a mange caused by mites (genus Sarcoptes) burrowing in the skin especially of the head and face called also barn itch; compare chorioptic mange …   Useful english dictionary

  • Notoedres cati — Sarcoptic mange mite of cats …   Medical dictionary

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