follicle mite


follicle mite

noun

Definition of FOLLICLE MITE

:  any of several minute mites (genus Demodex) parasitic in hair follicles

First Known Use of FOLLICLE MITE

1925

follicle mite

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FOLLICLE MITE

: any of several minute mites of the genus Demodex that are parasitic in the hair follicles

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: follicle–stimulating hormone
Previous Word in the Dictionary: follicle
All Words Near: follicle mite

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up follicle mite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).