Definition of acariasis in English:

acariasis

noun

Medicine
  • Infestation, especially of the skin, with mites or ticks; disease resulting from such infestation; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From acarus or its etymon post-classical Latin acarus + -iasis.

Pronunciation:

acariasis

/ˌakəˈrʌɪəsɪs/