mange


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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 classic literature ?
It was almost a sufficient motive, not only to make me take off what would be called by pig- drovers the mange, but the skin itself.
And they mightn't be feeling good--got a touch of cold, or mange, or are sour-balled.
"He meant the blanc mange, I suppose." "How stupid you are, child!
The elder brother having thus managed me, his next business was to manage his mother, and he never left till he had brought her to acquiesce and be passive in the thing, even without acquainting the father, other than by post letters; so that she consented to our marrying privately, and leaving her to mange the father afterwards.
But, as Matkah told Kotick, "So long as you don't lie in muddy water and get mange, or rub the hard sand into a cut or scratch, and so long as you never go swimming when there is a heavy sea, nothing will hurt you here."
"Mais oui, mademoiselle: voile cinq ou six heures que nous n'avons pas mange."
"May the red mange destroy the dogs of this village!
While the phrase "sarcoptic mange" generally conjures up images of ragged foxes and coyotes limping along the roadside, this parasite is also common in our canine companions.
A LURCHER was found malnourished, suffering from severe mange and with a flea infestation which caused him to scratch his skin raw.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): A meeting was organised here to pay tribute to late BJP's Delhi unit president Mange Ram Garg.
When five-year-old Jack Russell terrier Rebel arrived at the Scottish SPCA's Aberdeenshire rescue centre he was suffering from a "very bad" case of mange and shunned any human contact.
The Sarcoptes scabiei mite is the causative agent of scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals (1).