Definition of Sarcoptes

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites.

Exact synonyms: Genus Sarcoptes
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Sarcoptidae, Sarcoptidae
Member holonyms: Itch Mite, Sarcoptid



Definition of Sarcoptes

1. n. A genus of parasitic mites including the itch mites.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcoptes

Sarcochilus falcatus
Sarcocystis bovihominis
Sarcocystis fusiformis
Sarcocystis hominis
Sarcocystis lindemanni
Sarcocystis miescheriana
Sarcocystis suihominis
Sarcocystis tenella
Sarcodes
Sarcodes sanguinea
Sarcophaga carnaria
Sarcophilus
Sarcophilus hariisi
Sarcopsylla penetrans
Sarcopsyllidae
Sarcoptes
Sarcoptes scabiei
Sarcoptidae
Sarcorhamphus
Sarcorhamphus papa
Sarcoscypha coccinea
Sarcoscyphaceae
Sarcosomataceae
Sarcosporidia
Sarcostemma
Sarcostemma acidum
Sarda
Sarda chiliensis
Sarda lineolata
Sarda sarda

Literary usage of Sarcoptes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Parasites of Man: A Handbook for Students and Medical Men by Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun, Pauline Falcke, Louis Westenra Sambon, Frederick Vincent Theobald (1908)
"(8 and 9) sarcoptes scabiei, var. vulpis, and sarcoptes scabiei, ... In man sarcoptes minor induces an eruption that disappears after about a fortnight. ..."

2. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"It is only necessary to look at the figure of sarcoptes Hominis, and imagine the animal smaller and more delicate. The size of the female of this sarcoptes ..."

3. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"The true sarcoptes of the cats, which, however, may also be transferred to dogs, hyaenas, bears, sheep, apes, and Guinea- pigs, as well as to men. ..."

4. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"sarcoptes Mite.—This is the most common mange mite and is distinguished by its ... The sarcoptes mite varies slightly in size and minor details according to ..."

5. Chemical and Micoscopical Diagnosis by Francis Carter Wood (1909)
"MALE AND FEMALE OF sarcoptes SCABIEI. (Braun.) the skin is thin, ... A number of varieties of sarcoptes exist which may become parasites on ..."

6. The Animal Parasites of Man: A Handbook for Students and Medical Men by Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun, Pauline Falcke, Louis Westenra Sambon, Frederick Vincent Theobald (1908)
"(8 and 9) sarcoptes scabiei, var. vulpis, and sarcoptes scabiei, ... In man sarcoptes minor induces an eruption that disappears after about a fortnight. ..."

7. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"It is only necessary to look at the figure of sarcoptes Hominis, and imagine the animal smaller and more delicate. The size of the female of this sarcoptes ..."

8. On Animal and Vegetable Parasites of the Human Body: A Manual of Their by Friedrich Küchenmeister (1857)
"The true sarcoptes of the cats, which, however, may also be transferred to dogs, hyaenas, bears, sheep, apes, and Guinea- pigs, as well as to men. ..."

9. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"sarcoptes Mite.—This is the most common mange mite and is distinguished by its ... The sarcoptes mite varies slightly in size and minor details according to ..."

10. Chemical and Micoscopical Diagnosis by Francis Carter Wood (1909)
"MALE AND FEMALE OF sarcoptes SCABIEI. (Braun.) the skin is thin, ... A number of varieties of sarcoptes exist which may become parasites on ..."

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