Sarcoptid
Sarcoptid Sar*cop"tid, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of the genus {Sarcoptes} and related genera of mites, comprising the itch mites and mange mites. -- a. Of or pertaining to the itch mites. [1913 Webster]

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  • sarcoptid — Common name for members of the Sarcoptidae, a family of mites that includes the genera Sarcoptes, Knemidokoptes, and Notoedres …   Medical dictionary

  • sarcoptid — sar·cop·tid …   English syllables

  • sarcoptid —   n. itch mite.    ♦ sarcoptic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • sarcoptid — noun whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals itch mites cause scabies • Syn: ↑itch mite • Hypernyms: ↑mite • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcoptes, ↑genus Sarcoptes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knemidokoptes — A genus of microscopic burrowing sarcoptid mites that infect fowl and caged birds; species include K. laevis var. gallinae, the depluming mite, and K. mutans, the scaly leg mite. [G. kneme, leg, + kopto, to cut] * * * Kne·mi·do·kop·tes .nē mə dō… …   Medical dictionary

  • genus Sarcoptes — noun type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites • Syn: ↑Sarcoptes • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcoptidae, ↑family Sarcoptidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • itch mite — noun whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals itch mites cause scabies • Syn: ↑sarcoptid • Hypernyms: ↑mite • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcoptes, ↑genus Sarcoptes * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarcoptes — noun type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites • Syn: ↑genus Sarcoptes • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcoptidae, ↑family Sarcoptidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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