Chigger

Mite of the family Trombiculidae; also, sometimes applied to Tunga penetrans, the chigoe flea.

chigger

(chig┬┤әr) the six-legged red larva of any of the mites of the family Trombiculidae (see Trombicula and Neotrombicula); they attach to their host's skin and their bite produces a wheal, usually with severe itching and dermatitis. Some species are vectors of the rickettsiae of scrub typhus. Called also harvest mite.
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Chigger

(Redbug) The tiny, red larva of certain mites. Bites cause itching and red welts.
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chigger

chigger, minute, six-legged, reddish larva of the harvest mite, one of various red bugs widely distributed throughout the world and common in the S United States. Attaching itself by its mouthparts to the skin of its vertebrate host, the chigger injects saliva that destroys cells and may cause an in...
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chigger

Scarlet or rusty brown mite genus Trombicula, family Trombiculidae, in the order Acarina, common in summer and autumn. Chiggers are parasitic, and their tiny red larvae cause intensely irritating bites in places where the skin is thin, such as behind the knees or between the toes. After a time they leave their host and drop to th...
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chigger

the larva of any of approximately 10,000 species of mites in the invertebrate subclass Acari (the mites and ticks). The name is also erroneously ... [3 related articles]
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Chigger

The parasitic larva of trombiculid mites.
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chigger

The six-legged larva of Trombicula species and other members of the family Trombiculidae; a bloodsucking stage of mites that includes the vectors of scrub typhus. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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chigger

Type: Term Pronunciation: chig′er Definitions: 1. The six-legged larva of Trombicula species and other members of the family Trombiculidae; a bloodsucking stage of mites that includes the vectors of scrub typhus.
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