Sarcoptes

noun

Sar·​cop·​tes sär-ˈkäp-(ˌ)tēz How to pronounce Sarcoptes (audio)
: a genus of whitish itch mites that is the type genus of the family Sarcoptidae

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“Sarcoptes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sarcoptes. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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