grain itch mite.


grain itch mite.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • grain itch mite. — See straw mite. * * * …   Universalium

  • Itch mite — may refer to:* Sarcoptes scabiei scabies * Psorergates ovis sheep itch mite * Psorobia bos cattle itch mite * Pyemotes herfsi oak leaf gall mite * Pyemotes tritici straw itch mite * Pyemotes ventricosus grain itch mite …   Wikipedia

  • grain itch — n an itching rash caused by the bite of a mite of the genus Pyemotes (P. ventricosus) that occurs chiefly on grain, straw, or straw products compare GROCER S ITCH * * * a self limited eruption with wheals and itching, caused by the mite Pyemotes… …   Medical dictionary

  • Grain itch — (also known as Barley itch, Mattress itch, Prairie itch, and Straw itch ) is a cutaneous condition caused by several types of mites, and characterized by intense pruritus.[1]:454 See also Grocer s itch List of cutaneous conditions References ^… …   Wikipedia

  • grain itch — noun : an itching rash caused by the bite of the tarsonemid mite (Pyemotes ventricosus) that occurs chiefly on grain, straw, or straw products compare grocer s itch …   Useful english dictionary

  • itch — 1. An irritating sensation in the skin that arouses the desire to scratch. SYN: pruritus (2). 2. Common name for scabies. [A.S. gikkan] azo i. itching that occurs among workers in azo dyes. baker i. an eruption on the hands and arms of bakers due …   Medical dictionary

  • Mite — The microscopic mite Lorryia formosa (Tydeidae) Mites, along with ticks, are small arthropods belonging to the subclass Acari (also known as Acarina) and the class Arachnida. The scientific discipline devoted to the study of ticks and mites is… …   Wikipedia

  • mite — A minute arthropod of the order Acarina, a vast assemblage of parasitic and (primarily) free living organisms. Most are still undescribed, and only a relatively small number are of medical or veterinary importance as vectors or intermediate hosts …   Medical dictionary

  • mite — mite1 /muyt/, n. any of numerous small to microscopic arachnids of the subclass Acari, including species that are parasitic on animals and plants or that feed on decaying matter and stored foods. Also called acarid. [bef. 1000; ME myte, OE mite;… …   Universalium

  • mite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. louse, insect, chigoe, chigger, etc.; coin, penny, sou. See littleness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parasite, bug, tick; see insect , vermin . Types of mites include: clover, dust, flour, follicle, house …   English dictionary for students


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