family Sarcoptidae

noun
small whitish mites
Syn: ↑Sarcoptidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Acarina, ↑order Acarina
Member Meronyms: ↑Sarcoptes, ↑genus Sarcoptes

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  • Sarcoptidae — noun small whitish mites • Syn: ↑family Sarcoptidae • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family • Member Holonyms: ↑Acarina, ↑order Acarina • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarcoptidae — Sar·cop·ti·dae sär käp tə .dē n pl a family of small whitish itch mites that attack the skin of humans and other mammals * * * Sar·cop·ti·dae (sahr kopґtĭ de) a family of acarid mites; genera of medical and veterinary interest include… …   Medical dictionary

  • arthropod family — noun any of the arthropods • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Phalangiidae, ↑family Phalangiidae, ↑Argiopidae, ↑family Argiopidae, ↑orb weaver, ↑Theridiidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Sarcoptes — noun type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites • Syn: ↑Sarcoptes • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcoptidae, ↑family Sarcoptidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sarcoptes — noun type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites • Syn: ↑genus Sarcoptes • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Sarcoptidae, ↑family Sarcoptidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acarina — noun mites and ticks • Syn: ↑order Acarina • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Arachnida, ↑class Arachnida • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Acarina — noun mites and ticks • Syn: ↑Acarina • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Arachnida, ↑class Arachnida • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english 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

  • sarcoptic — Of, relating to, or caused by mites of the genus Sarcoptes or other members of the family Sarcoptidae. * * * sar·cop·tic sär käp tik adj of, relating to, caused by, or being itch mites of the family Sarcoptidae and esp. the genus Sarcoptes… …   Medical dictionary

  • Notoedres — No·to·ed·res .nōt ō ed .rēz n a genus of mites of the family Sarcoptidae containing mange mites that attack various mammals including occas. but rarely seriously humans usu. through contact with cats * * * No·to·ed·res (no″to edґrēz) a …   Medical dictionary

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