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mange

 (mānj)
n.
Any of several contagious skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.

[Middle English manjeue, from Old French manjue, from mangier, to eat; see manger.]

mange

(meɪndʒ)
n
(Veterinary Science) an infectious disorder mainly affecting domestic animals, characterized by itching, formation of papules and vesicles, and loss of hair: caused by parasitic mites
[C14: from Old French mangeue itch, literally: eating, from mangier to eat]

mange

(meɪndʒ)

n.
any of various skin diseases caused by parasitic mites, affecting animals and sometimes humans and characterized by loss of hair and scabby eruptions.
[1530–40; < Middle French mangeue itch, n. derivative of mangier to eat; see manger]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mange - a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hairmange - a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
Translations
kapisyyhy

mange

[meɪndʒ] Nsarna f

mange

nRäude f; (of man)Krätze f
References in periodicals archive ?
A This sounds like fox mange, which is caused by sarcoptes mites and can cause severe irritation and patches of hair loss.
They were probably dumped because they had fox mange and the owner didn't want to pay the bill for treatment.
He says, 'A classic example being the build-up of fox numbers in towns and cities, to the extent that there has been a loss of 90% of foxes in Bristol because of fox mange.