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sarcoptic mange

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mange caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. Mange in dogs caused by Sarcoptes scabiei canis, the sarcoptic mange mite.

Etymologies

From New Latin Sarcoptes, genus name : sarco- + Greek koptein, to cut.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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