Chorioptes

noun
Cho·​ri·​op·​tes | \ ˌkōr-ē-ˈäp-ˌtēz, ˌkȯr- How to pronounce Chorioptes (audio) \

Medical Definition of Chorioptes

: a genus of small parasitic mites infesting domestic animals and causing chorioptic mange

Other Words from Chorioptes

chorioptic \ -​ˈäp-​tik How to pronounce Chorioptes (audio) \ adjective

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“Chorioptes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Chorioptes. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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