scab mite

noun

: any of several small mites that cause mange, scabies, or scab
especially : one of the genus Psoroptes

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“Scab mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scab%20mite. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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