trombiculiasis

Infestation by mites of the genus Trombicula.

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trom·bic·u·li·a·sis (trom-bik″u-liґə-sis) infestation with mites of the family Trombiculidae, usually in the form of dermatitis when the larval forms attach to the skin of a mammal or bird. Called also trombidiosis.

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  • trombiculiasis — /trom bik yeuh luy euh sis/, n. Vet. Pathol. the condition of being infested with chiggers. Also, trombidiosis /trom bi duy oh sis/. [1910 15; < NL Trombi(dium) genus name + CULE1 + IASIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • trombiculiasis — noun infestation with chiggers • Hypernyms: ↑infestation * * * /trom bik yeuh luy euh sis/, n. Vet. Pathol. the condition of being infested with chiggers. Also, trombidiosis /trom bi duy oh sis/. [1910 15; < NL Trombi(dium) genus name + CULE1… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trombiculidae — This article is about the harvest mite and chigger. For other uses, see Chigger (disambiguation). Trombiculidae Adult Trombidium holosericeum Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Aoûtat — Trombicula autumnalis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chigger — The six legged larva of Trombicula species and other members of the family Trombiculidae; a bloodsucking stage of mites that includes the vectors of scrub typhus. * * * chig·ger chig ər, jig n 1) CHIGOE (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • chigger dermatitis — dermatitis due to infestation with chiggers; see also trombiculiasis …   Medical dictionary

  • Eutrombicula alfreddugиsi — a species whose larval form is the common chigger of the United States, a common cause of trombiculiasis. Called also Trombicula alfreddugиsi and T. irritans …   Medical dictionary

  • Eutrombicula splendens — a species whose larva (chigger) causes trombiculiasis in the southeastern United States; called also Trombicula splendens …   Medical dictionary

  • Neotrombicula — Neo·trom·bic·u·la (ne″o trom bikґu lə) a genus of mites. N. autumnaґlis is a European species whose larva is a type of chigger that causes trombiculiasis of the skin …   Medical dictionary

  • trombiculidiasis — trom·bic·u·li·di·a·sis (trom bik″u lĭ diґə sis) trombiculiasis …   Medical dictionary

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