Definition of Itch mite

1. Noun. Whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals. "Itch mites cause scabies"

Exact synonyms: Sarcoptid
Generic synonyms: Mite
Group relationships: Genus Sarcoptes, Sarcoptes



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Literary usage of Itch mite

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1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"The existence •_•£ the itch-mite was now more distrusted than ever, until, in 1834, Renucci, ... 2 of the mandible in the female itch-mite and in fig. ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"According to M. Bourguignon (who has made numerous experiments on the deleterious action oí medicines on the living itch-mite), this ointment will cure the ..."

3. A Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of by Albert Henry Buck (1908)
"The human itch mite lives in the skin in which the female tunnels au irregular winding ... The itch mite excites at first only a moderate irritation, ..."

4. Chambers' Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1874)
"The existence of the itch-mite was now more distrusted than ever, until, in 1834, Renucci, ... 2 of the mandible in the female itch-mite and in fig. ..."

5. Practical Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1915)
"itch mite. — The mites that attack man are comparatively unimportant. The itch mite (Fig. 71, B ) is very closely related to the sheep scab mite. ..."

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