Demodex folliculorum

Demodex folliculorum

a very common, universally distributed, and usually nonpathogenic species of mite that inhabits the hair follicles and sebaceous glands of humans, commonly around the nose and scalp margins.

Synonym: Acarus folliculorum, Simonea folliculorum.


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