adjective see scabies

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • scabietic — sca·bi·et·ic .skā bē et ik also sca·bet·ic skə bet ik adj of, relating to, or affected with scabies <a scabietic infection> * * * sca·bi·et·ic (ska″be etґik) pertaining to or affected with scabies …   Medical dictionary

  • scabietic — sca·bi·et·ic (skā bē ĕtʹĭk) adj. Relating to or affected with scabies. * * * …   Universalium

  • scabietic — adj. pertaining to scabies, pertaining to a skin disease caused by parasitic mites …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scabietic — sca·bi·et·ic …   English syllables

  • scabietic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • scabies — scabietic /skay bee et ik/, adj. /skay beez, bee eez /, n. (used with a sing. v.) Pathol., Vet. Pathol. a contagious skin disease occurring esp. in sheep and cattle and also in humans, caused by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, which burrows… …   Universalium

  • scabies — noun (plural scabies) Etymology: Latin, from scabere to scratch Date: 1814 contagious itch or mange especially with exudative crusts that is caused by parasitic mites (especially Sarcoptes scabiei) • scabietic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scabetic — sca·bet·ic (skə betґik) scabietic …   Medical dictionary

  • morbid — adj 1. somber, morose, pessimistic, blue, melancholic, atrabilious, hypochondriacal; depressed, despondent, dejected, out of sorts, Inf. in the dumps; gloomy, lugubrious, dreary, dull, glum. 2. unwholesome, unhealthy, sick, unsound; sickly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • scabies — /ˈskeɪbiz / (say skaybeez), / biiz/ (say beeeez) noun any of several infectious skin diseases occurring in sheep and cattle, and in humans, caused by parasitic mites; itch. {Latin: roughness, the itch (from scabere scratch, scrape, related to… …   Australian English dictionary

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