Sarcoptidae

noun plural

Sar·​cop·​ti·​dae sär-ˈkäp-tə-ˌdē How to pronounce Sarcoptidae (audio)
: a family of small whitish itch mites that attack the skin of humans and other mammals

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“Sarcoptidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Sarcoptidae. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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