Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


sarcoptes in Medicine

Sarcoptes Sar·cop·tes (sär-kŏp'tēz)
A genus of acarids that includes the itch mite.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for sarcoptes
Historical Examples
  • Adopting M. Mgnins classification they are sarcoptes scabiei, var.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • This sarcoptes prefers to live under the epidermis of the feet.

    Animal Parasites and Messmates P. J. Van Beneden
  • Bourguignon found that under the most favorable conditions the mites of sarcoptes scabiei equi would live for sixteen days.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley
  • It reproduces itself with equal rapidity and causes similar symptoms to those produced by the sarcoptes.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse United States Department of Agriculture
  • To the invasion of the cutaneous structures by an animal parasite, the sarcoptes scabiei (acarus scabiei).

    Essentials of Diseases of the Skin Henry Weightman Stelwagon
  • The mange mite is known as sarcoptes canis, and takes up its abode upon the superficial dermoid structures.

    Sporting Dogs Frank Townend Barton
  • Our animal, which a small lens makes very distinct, has been more than once confounded with the sarcoptes scabiei.

    Everyday Objects W. H. Davenport Adams
  • The sarcoptes squammiferus, of Frstenburg, is only another name for this variety of S. scabiei.

    Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold
  • sarcoptes hominis is sometimes found in this region, having been carried there by hands infested with this parasite.

  • Notoedres cati (usually known as sarcoptes minor) is a species of itch mites which produce an often fatal disease of cats.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley

Word of the Day

Word Value for sarcoptes

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for sarcoptes