a disease of the skin of the feet, caused by penetration of hookworm larvae, characterized by a blisterlike eruption and itching.
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How to use ground itch in a sentence
When this happens the parasite, in passing through the skin, produces the disease known as “ground-itch.”Health on the Farm | H. F. Harris
In foul foot, or ground itch, of cattle, the inflammation of the skin and toes usually affects but one foot.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle | U.S. Department of Agriculture
It is their entrance through the skin that causes ground itch or dew itch.Health Lessons | Alvin Davison