Demodex folliculorum

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Dem·o·dex fol·lic·u·lo·'rum

a common, universally distributed, and usually nonpathogenic species of mite that inhabits the hair follicles and sebaceous glands of humans, commonly of the face around the nose and scalp margins.
Synonym(s): Acarus folliculorum

Demodex folliculorum

A species that infests hair follicles and sebaceous glands of various mammals, including humans.
Synonym: Acarus folliculorumfollicle mite
See also: Demodex