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itch mite Line breaks: itch mite

Definition of itch mite in English:


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