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sarcoptic mange

[sahr-kop-tik] /sɑrˈkɒp tɪk/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
mange caused by burrowing mites of the genus Sarcoptes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin Sarcopt(es) genus name (irregular < Greek sar(k)- sarc- + kópt(ein) to peck, gnaw, strike + Neo-Latin -es noun ending (Latin -ēs)) + -ic
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