Definition of sarcoptic mange
: mange caused by mites (genus Sarcoptes) burrowing in the skin especially of the head and face
Origin of sarcoptic mange
New Latin Sarcoptes, from sarc- + Greek koptein to cut — more at capon
First Known Use: 1886
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