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acariasis

 [ak″ah-ri´ah-sis]
infestation with mites.
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ac·a·ri·a·sis

(ak-ar-ī'ă-sis), Do not confuse this word with ascariasis.
Any disease caused by mites, usually a skin infestation. See: mange.
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acariasis

(ăk′ə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with or disease caused by mites or ticks.
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ac·a·ri·a·sis

(ak'ă-rī'ă-sĭs)
Any disease caused by mites, usually a skin infestation.
See: mange
Synonym(s): acaridiasis, acarinosis.
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acariasis

1. Infestation with mites.
2. The effects, on the SKIN, of mite infestation.
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