- Of, relating to, or caused by mites of the family Sarcoptidae.
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Examples from the Web for sarcoptic
Like the sarcoptic, follicular mange is transferable from one dog to another, though less readily than the former.Sporting Dogs
Frank Townend Barton
Sarcoptic mange, frequently called "barn itch," is caused by a mite very similar to that which causes itch in human beings.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture