Ectoparasitosis

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Medical Definition of Ectoparasitosis

Ectoparasitosis: Infestation with an ectoparasite, a parasite that lives on or in the skin. The four major ectoparasitoses are pediculosis, scabies, cutaneous larva migrans and tungiasis (sand-flea disease).


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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