sarcoptic mange

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sar·cop·tic mange

Mange caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.

[From New Latin Sarcoptes, genus name : sarco- + Greek koptein, to cut.]
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sar•cop′tic mange′

(sɑrˈkɒp tɪk)

mange caused by burrowing mites of the genus Sarcoptes.
[1885–90; < New Latin Sarcopt(es) genus name (irreg. < Greek sar(k)- sarc- + kópt(ein) to peck, gnaw, strike]
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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.
He's suffering from sarcoptic mange and possibly the worst I've seen, so first a lovely bath in malacetic shampoo, then lots of aloe gel all over the sore broken dry skin.
He was suffering from severe sarcoptic mange, had ear mites and a high temperature.
The Sarcoptes scabiei mite is the causative agent of scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals (1).
Prince had sarcoptic mange, a bad infection that is very contagious (that means it is easily passed on to other dogs and to humans).
"The poor girl is suffering from both sarcoptic mange and ringworm and was also emaciated.
Evaluation of the prevalence of sarcoptic mange in slaughtered fattening pigs in southeastern Spain.
Efficacy of 1.25% Amitraz solution in the treatment of generelised demodicosis (eight cases) and sarcoptic mange (five cases) in dogs.
His coat was sparse and his skin sore, raw and inflamed, a sure sign of the sarcoptic mange that he could pass on to domestic dogs.
Sarcoptic mange (caused by the introduced parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei) is a serious threat to Common Wombat populations and can result in significant local population declines (Martin et al.
The majority are suffering from sarcoptic mange as a result of overcrowding.