acariasis

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noun ac·a·ri·a·sis \ˌa-kə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Definition of acariasis

  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by mites

Origin and Etymology of acariasis

acar(us) + -iasis


First Known Use: 1815


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acariasis

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noun ac·a·ri·a·sis \ˌak-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of acariasis

plural

acariases

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  1. :  infestation with or disease caused by mites—called also acarinosis

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