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acariasis (s) (noun), acariases (pl)
1. Infestation with mites: Jim's neighbor had cleaners come to their house to disinfect their rugs because of the acariasis that existed there.
2. Any disease caused by mites, usually a skin infestation or "dermatitis": The red blotches on Tom's skin appeared to be acariasi, apparently caused by the mites that came into the house by his dog that had been running in the field of wild grass.
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pulmonary acariasis (s) (noun), pulmonary acariases (pl)
Infestation of the lungs of animals with mites: Pulmonary acariasis is common in monkeys in the wild state, especially rhesu monkeys and baboons.
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