acariasis


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ac·a·ri·a·sis

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

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

acariasis

(ˌækəˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) infestation of the hair follicles and skin with acarids, esp mites
[C19: New Latin. See acarus, -iasis]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

acariasis

the condition of being infested by acarids or mites.
See also: Infestation
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acariasis - infestation with itch mitesacariasis - infestation with itch mites    
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

ac·a·ri·a·sis

n. acariasis, infección causada por ácaros; comezón; sarna.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Therapeutic management of concurrent sarcoptic and psoroptic acariasis in rabbits.
Dust mite (Dermatophagoides farinae, house dust mite), also known as powder-fed cutaneous acariasis, can be found in poultry feed, warehouse dust and dust in textile mill, also inhabiting in house dusts, carpets and filling-type furniture.
(2008), manifestaron que el penfigo foliaceo pertenece a un grupo de enfermedades llamadas "roido de polilla", que se caracterizan por placas o maculas con diferentes grados de alopecias, asi como por areas descamativas, eritematosas e hipercromicas, distribuidas en cara, tronco, miembros y region cervical, pudiendo estar asociada a diferentes afecciones (acariasis, dermatofilosis, dermatofitosis, foliculitis bacterianas, hipersensibilidad a picada de insectos y desequilibrio nutricional), resaltando la importancia del diagnostico definitivo en el presente estudio, por ser fundamental para la escogencia del tratamiento adecuado.
Abstract: Mortalities in a flock of canaries (Serinus canaria) with respiratory acariasis, pododermatitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and macrorhabdosis were investigated by postmortem examination.