grocer's itch

noun

gro·​cer's itch ˈgrō-sərz- How to pronounce grocer's itch (audio)
: an itching dermatitis that results from prolonged contact with some mites especially of the family Acaridae, their products, or materials (as feeds) infested with them

called also baker's itch

compare grain itch

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“Grocer's itch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/grocer%27s%20itch. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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