Definition of itch mite in English:

itch mite

Syllabification: itch mite

noun

A parasitic mite that burrows under the skin, causing scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals.
  • Sarcoptes scabiei, family Sarcoptidae
More example sentences
  • Historically, Hildegard of Bingen referred to itch mites in her Physika, published in the twelfth century.

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