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mange

 [mānj]
a skin disease of domestic animals, due to mites.

mange

(mānj),
A cutaneous disease of domestic and wild animals caused by any one of several genera of skin-burrowing mites; in humans, mite infestations are usually called scabies.
[Fr. manger, to eat]

mange

(mānj)
n.
Any of several contagious skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.

mange

(mānj)
A cutaneous disease of domestic and wild animals caused by any one of several genera of skin-burrowing mites; in humans, mite infestations are usually referred to as scabies.
[Fr. manger, to eat]

mange

A common skin disease of domestic animals sometimes transmitted to people. It is caused by any one of a range of skin mites, such as Sarcoptes scabei that burrow into the skin causing intense itching. See also SCABIES.