Scabicide



adjective
1.
Also, scabicidal. destructive to the organisms causing scabies.
noun
2.
a scabicide agent.

scabicide sca·bi·cide (skā’bĭ-sīd’)
n.
An agent that kills itch mites.
sca’bi·cid’al (-sīd’l) adj.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Scabies

    noun, (used with a singular verb) Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a contagious skin disease occurring especially in sheep and cattle and also in humans, caused by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, which burrows under the skin. Compare itch (def 10), mange. noun 1. a contagious skin infection caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, characterized by […]

  • Scabietic

    noun, (used with a singular verb) Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a contagious skin disease occurring especially in sheep and cattle and also in humans, caused by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, which burrows under the skin. Compare itch (def 10), mange. noun 1. a contagious skin infection caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei, characterized by […]



  • Scabiophobia

    noun a fear of itching Word Origin Latin scabere ‘to scratch’

  • Scabious

    adjective 1. covered with or consisting of scabs; scabby. 2. pertaining to or of the nature of scabies. noun 1. Also called pincushion flower. any of various plants belonging to the genus Scabiosa, of the teasel family, having opposite leaves and often showy flower heads in a variety of colors. 2. any of various similar […]



Disclaimer: Scabicide definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.