trombiculiasis(redirected from trombiculosis)
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trom·bic·u·li·a·sis(trŏm-bĭk′yə-lī′ə-sĭs) also trom·bic·u·lo·sis (-lō′sĭs)
Infestation with chiggers.
[New Latin Trombicula, type genus of the family Trombiculidae causing trombiculiasis (possibly from Italiantromba, proboscis, from tromba, trumpet; see trombone + Latin -icula, feminine of iculus, diminutive suffix (the genus being so called in reference to the mites' piercing mouthparts), or possibly from diminutive of New Latin Trombidium, mite genus : Italian tromba, trumpet, proboscis + New Latin -idium, diminutive suffix, from Greek -idion) + -iasis.]