Definitions for acariasisˌæk əˈraɪ ə sɪs; -ˌsiz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ac•a•ri•a•sisˌæk əˈraɪ ə sɪs; -ˌsiz(n.)(pl.)-ses

  1. infestation with acarids, esp. mites.

    Category: Pathology

  2. a skin disease caused by such infestation, as scabies.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of acariasis:

1820–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acariasis, acariosis, acaridiasis(noun)

    infestation with itch mites

Wiktionary

  1. acariasis(Noun)

    An infestation with, or disease caused by mites or ticks.

  2. Origin: * Circa 19th century.

Freebase

  1. Acariasis

    Acariasis is an infestation with mites.

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