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sarcoptid in Medicine

sarcoptid

(sär-kŏptĭd)
n.
  1. A mite of the family Sarcoptidae that includes species that are parasitic on the skin of humans and animals.
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  • The Sarcoptid are minute whitish mites, semi-globular in shape, with a delicate transversely striated cuticula.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley