Acariasis meaning

ăkə-rīə-sĭs
Infestation with or disease caused by mites.
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An infestation with acarids, or the resulting skin disease.
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Infestation with or disease caused by mites or ticks.
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An infestation with, or disease caused by mites or ticks.
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Origin of acariasis

  • acar(id) –iasis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin acarid (“mite”) +‎ -iasis (“a pathological condition”)

    From Wiktionary

  • Circa 19th century.

    From Wiktionary