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

1828

First Known Use of acariasis

1828


Medical Dictionary

acariasis

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noun ac·a·ri·a·sis \ˌak-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of acariasis

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acariases

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


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