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A parasitic mite (Sarcoptes scabiei) that burrows into the skin and causes scabies.
(Animals) any mite of the family Sarcoptidae, all of which are skin parasites, esp Sarcoptes scabei, which causes scabies
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|Noun||1.||itch mite - whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals; "itch mites cause scabies"|
mite - any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods