itch mite


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mite

 [mīt]
any arthropod of the order Acarina except the ticks; they are characterized by minute size, usually transparent or semitransparent body, and other features distinguishing them from the ticks. They may be free living or parasitic on animals or plants, and may produce various irritations of the skin.
chigger mite (harvest mite) chigger.
itch mite (mange mite) Sarcoptes scabiei.

itch mite

n.
A parasitic mite (Sarcoptes scabiei) that burrows into the skin and causes scabies.

itch mite

(ich mīt)
General term encompassing several species of minute parasites with biting and sucking mouthparts that cause unpleasant dermatologic reactions.
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Occupational dermatitis associated with straw itch mites (Pyemotes ventricosus).
herfsi, a European species of itch mite that preys on gall-making midge larvae on oak leaves, was first documented in Europe in 1936.
In 2004, a close relative of the North American straw itch mite, P.
The scabies itch mites are tiny eight-legged female parasites that are just 1/3 millimeter long.
Localised body macules/papules at the bite site may occur Itch Mites Forearms, inter Skin rashes, (Scabies, Sarcoptes digital, genital subcutaneous courses scabiei) area Harvest mites Skin surfaces Red macules and wheals (Trombidiosis) under tight clothing Cheyletiellosis Arms and trunk, Polymorphic rash contact points with pets Bird mites All over Macular rash Head Lice In the hair of Bar-shaped scratch (Pediculosis) the head effects with lichenification and hyper-pigmentation (Vagabond's disease) Spiders, e.g.