demodectic mange

noun

Medical Definition of demodectic mange

: mange caused by mites of the genus Demodex that burrow in the hair follicles especially of dogs causing pustule formation and spreading bald patches — compare chorioptic mange, sarcoptic mange

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“Demodectic mange.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/demodectic%20mange. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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