ot·​ac·​a·​ri·​a·​sis ˌōt-ˌak-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce otacariasis (audio)
plural otacariases -ˌsēz How to pronounce otacariasis (audio)
: infestation of the ear with mites
also : an ear disease (as otodectic mange) resulting from this

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“Otacariasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/otacariasis. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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