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Meaning of SCABIES

Pronunciation:  'skeybeez

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch"
 

SCABIES is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: itch
 
 See Also: infection

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sca"bi*es\, n. (Med.)
The itch.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A skin disorder caused by a mite that causes redness, itching and swelling of involved area.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Scabies is a skin infection caused by a small mite and its major symptom is itching.
 

 

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