sarcoptic

adjective

sar·​cop·​tic sär-ˈkäp-tik How to pronounce sarcoptic (audio)
: of, relating to, caused by, or being itch mites of the family Sarcoptidae and especially the genus Sarcoptes
sarcoptic infection
sarcoptic mites

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“Sarcoptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sarcoptic. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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