sarcoptid

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sarcoptid sar·cop·tid (sär-kŏp'tĭd)
n.
A mite of the family Sarcoptidae that includes species that are parasitic on the skin of humans and animals.

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sarcoptid

noun
whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals; "itch mites cause scabies" [syn: itch mite
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