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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
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Evaluation of Homeopathic remedies against ear mange of rabbits.
Treatment with Ivermectin once in 6 months is adviced to suppress ear mange (Koopman et al., 1989).
Ear mange is a common parasitic disease of both pet and commercial rabbits caused by Psoroptes cuniculi (Perrucci et al., 2005).