cuniculus


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cuniculus

 [ku-nik´u-lus] (pl. cuni´culi) (L.)
1. a tunnel.
2. a burrow in the skin made by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei.

cu·nic·u·lus

, pl.

cu·nic·u·li

(kyū-nik'yū-lŭs, -lī),
The burrow of the scabies mite in the epidermis.
[L. a rabbit; an underground passage]

cuniculus

/cu·nic·u·lus/ (ku-nik´u-lus) pl. cuni´culi   [L.]
1. a tunnel.
2. a burrow in the skin made by the itch mite.

cu·nic·u·lus

(kū-nik'yū-lŭs)
The burrow of the scabies mite in the epidermis.
[L. a rabbit; an underground passage]

cuniculus

pl. cuniculi [L.] a burrow in the skin made by the mange mite, Sarcoptes scabiei.
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