Definition of Sarcoptes. Meaning of Sarcoptes. Synonyms of Sarcoptes

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Definition of Sarcoptes

Sarcoptes
Sarcoptes Sar*cop"tes, n. [NL., from Gr. sa`rx, sa`rkos, flesh + ko`ptein to cut.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of parasitic mites including the itch mites.

Meaning of Sarcoptes from wikipedia

- Sarcoptes is a genus of mites. In some contexts, the types are all considered subordinate to Sarcoptes scabiei. Sarcoptes scabiei var. bovis S. s. var...
- Sarcoptes scabiei or the itch mite is a parasitic mite (an arthropod) that burrows into skin and causes scabies. The mite is found in all parts of the...
- either skin or hair follicles in the animal, depending upon their genus. Sarcoptes spp. burrow into skin, while Demodex spp. live in follicles. In humans...
- as the seven-year itch, is a contagious skin infestation by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. The most common symptoms are severe itchiness and a pimple-like...
- heavily infested with sarcoptic mites, the description 'mangy' is apt.) Sarcoptes scabiei is an example of a mite that burrows within the living layers...
- the U.S. state of Washington Scabies, a skin disease caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative, a joint government and...
- "human being") may refer to : Blastocystis hominis, a human parasite Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, a human mite subspecies Staphylococcus hominis,...
- Demodex ovis Demodex caprae Psorobia ovis Psoroptes ovis Sarcoptes scabiei var. caprae Sarcoptes scabiei var. ovis chewing lice Damalinia caprae (goats)...
- Sarcoptes equi is a species of mites. It occurs in horses and riders; they can suffer an itchy skin disorder, a form of scabies....
- migrans. Zoonotic skin parasites include scabies, caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. The most common zoonotic fungal disease is ringworm, caused in...
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