sarcoptic sar·cop·tic (sär-kŏp’tĭk)
Of, relating to, or caused by mites of the family Sarcoptidae.
[sahr-kop-tik] /sɑrˈkɒp tɪk/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. mange caused by burrowing mites of the genus Sarcoptes.
sarcoptid sar·cop·tid (sär-kŏp’tĭd) n. A mite of the family Sarcoptidae that includes species that are parasitic on the skin of humans and animals.
Sarcoptidae Sar·cop·ti·dae (sär-kŏp’tĭ-dē) n. A family of mites that includes the genus Sarcoptes.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline compound, C 3 H 7 NO 2 , with a sweet taste, soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol: used in the manufacture of toothpaste, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals. sarcosine sar·co·sine (sär’kə-sēn’, -sĭn) n. An amino acid made synthetically or formed naturally during the decomposition of creatine.