chorioptic mange

noun

: mange caused by mites of the genus Chorioptes that usually attack only the surface of the skin especially about the feet and lower legs or in cattle at the base of the tail compare demodectic mange, sarcoptic mange

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“Chorioptic mange.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chorioptic%20mange. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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