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demodex folliculorum

demodex folliculorum in Medicine

Demodex folliculorum Demodex fol·lic·u·lo·rum (fə-lĭk'yə-lôr'əm)
n.
The follicular or mange mite, a very common, universally distributed, probably nonpathogenic species parasitic to human hair follicles and sebaceous glands usually around the nose and scalp margins.

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  • The family characteristics will be brought out in the discussion of the species infesting man, demodex folliculorum.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • demodex folliculorum (fig. 62) is to be found very commonly in the hair follicles and sebaceous glands of man.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

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