Medical Dictionary

Knemidokoptes

noun Kne·mi·do·kop·tes \ˌnē-mə-dō-ˈkäp-(ˌ)tēz\

Medical Definition of KNEMIDOKOPTES

:  a genus of itch mites of the family Sarcoptidae that attack birds and that include one (K. gallinae) causing a mangy condition and another (K. mutans) causing scaly leg of fowl

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