Chorioptes

noun

Cho·​ri·​op·​tes ˌkōr-ē-ˈäp-ˌtēz, ˌkȯr- How to pronounce Chorioptes (audio)
: a genus of small parasitic mites infesting domestic animals and causing chorioptic mange
chorioptic adjective

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“Chorioptes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Chorioptes. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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