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n. pl. scabies
1. A contagious skin disease caused by a parasitic mite (Sarcoptes scabiei) and characterized by intense itching.
2. A similar disease in animals, especially sheep.
[Middle English, from Latin scabiēs, from scabere, to scratch.]
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(Pathology) a contagious skin infection caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, characterized by intense itching, inflammation, and the formation of vesicles and pustules
[C15: from Latin: scurf, from scabere to scratch; see shave]
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sca•bies(ˈskeɪ biz, -biˌiz)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
a form of mange caused by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, which burrows into the skin.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin scabiēs roughness of the skin, mange, derivative of scabere to scratch]
sca`bi•et′ic (-biˈɛt ɪk) adj.
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An infestation of mites that burrow into the skin of the hands, feet, or groin, causing an allergic reaction.
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|Noun||1.||scabies - a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch"|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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scabies[ˈskeɪbiːz] NSING → sarna f
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scabies[ˈskeɪbiːz] n (Med) → scabbia
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n. sarna, infección cutánea parasitaria muy contagiosa que causa picazón.
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scabiesn sarna, escabiosis f (form); Norwegian — sarna noruega
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