Definition of Acariasis

1. Noun. Infestation with itch mites.

Exact synonyms: Acaridiasis, Acariosis
Generic synonyms: Infestation



Definition of Acariasis

1. Noun. An infestation with, or disease caused by mites or ticks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acariasis

1. [n -RIASES]

Medical Definition of Acariasis

1. Any disease caused by mites, usually a skin infestation. See: mange. Synonym: acaridiasis, acarinosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acariasis

acardiac
acardiacus
acardiacus acephalus
acardiacus amorphus
acardiacus anceps
acardiotrophia
acardite
acardius
acardius acephalus
acardius amorphus
acardius anceps
acari
acarian
acariases
acariasis (current term)
acaricidal
acaricide
acaricides
acarid
acaridan
acaridans
acaridiasis
acarids
acarina
acarine
acarine dermatosis
acarines
acarinosis
acariosis

Literary usage of Acariasis

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1. Compendium der Hautkrankheiten: Nebst einer Uebersicht der wichtigsten by Fr. W. A. Berg (1861)
"acariasis. andere, durch Milben hervorgerufene krankhafte Zustände der Haut. — Von anderen Milben sind die hauptsächlichsten: 1) Acarus folliculorum ..."

2. The Animal Parasites of Sheep by Cooper Curtice (1890)
"THE ITCH OR SCAB INSECTS-acariasis-ITCH-SCAB. SARCOPTES, Latr. ; PSOROPTES ... These insects are known as Acari, and the diseases they cause as acariasis. ..."

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