grocer's itch


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gro·cer's itch

a vesicular dermatitis seen in grocers and bakers who handle sugar or flour; caused by a mite of the genus Glycophagus.

bak·er's itch

(bā'kĕrz ich)
An eruption on the hands and arms of bakers due to an allergic reaction to flour or other substances handled, or to the grain itch mite.
Synonym(s): grocer's itch.