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

  • n. Infestation with or disease caused by mites.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An infestation with, or disease caused by mites or ticks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A skin-disease caused by an acarian parasite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. infestation with itch mites

Etymologies

acar(id) + -iasis.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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