grocer's itch

noun
gro·​cer's itch | \ ˈgrō-sərz- How to pronounce grocer's itch (audio) \

Medical Definition of grocer's itch

: 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 22 Sep. 2021.

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