Infestation with or disease caused by mites.
An infestation with acarids, or the resulting skin disease.
Infestation with or disease caused by mites or ticks.
Origin of acariasis
- acar(id) –iasis
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- New Latin acarid (“mite”) + -iasis (“a pathological condition”)
- Circa 19th century.