Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Infestation with or disease caused by mites.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

  • noun infestation with itch mites

Etymologies

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

[acar(id) + –iasis.]

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