acariasis


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ac·a·ri·a·sis

 (ăk′ə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with or disease caused by mites or ticks.

acariasis

(ˌækəˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) infestation of the hair follicles and skin with acarids, esp mites
[C19: New Latin. See acarus, -iasis]

ac•a•ri•a•sis

(ˌæk əˈraɪ ə sɪs)

n.
pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
1. infestation with acarids, esp. mites.
2. a skin disease caused by such infestation, as scabies.
[1820–30]

acariasis

the condition of being infested by acarids or mites.
See also: Infestation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acariasis - infestation with itch mitesacariasis - infestation with itch mites    
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
Translations

ac·a·ri·a·sis

n. acariasis, infección causada por ácaros; comezón; sarna.
References in periodicals archive ?
Abstract: Mortalities in a flock of canaries (Serinus canaria) with respiratory acariasis, pododermatitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and macrorhabdosis were investigated by postmortem examination.
Enfermedades zoonoticas conocidas por los medicos veterinarios SI conoce NO conoce Enfermedad # % # % Rabia 8 100 0 0 Brucelosis 7 87,5 1 12,5 Leptospirosis 6 75 2 25 Acariasis 5 62,5 3 37,5 Toxoplasmosis 5 62,5 3 37,5 Dermatofitosis 4 50 4 50 E.
Acariasis de las aves de corral en Venezuela, con especial referencia a la especie Dermatophagoides scheremetewskyi.
This incidence of urinary acariasis was positively linked to individuals working in environmental occupations with high densities of dust mites, such as rice storehouses and mills.