trombidiasis

trombidiasis

(ˌtrɒmbɪˈdaɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol infestation with mites of the family Trombiculidae
[C20: New Latin, from Trombid(ium) genus name + -iasis]
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This species has medical importance because it causes trombidiasis (trombiculiasis) in humans, a skin disease that produces a characteristic itching and inflammation that is particularly frequent in children (De la Cruz and Abreu, 1986; Potts, 2001).