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mange (mānj), contagious skin disease of domestic and wild animals. The several types of mange, including follicular and sarcoptic mange, are caused by various minute parasitic mites that burrow into skin, hair follicles, or sweat glands. This leads to chronic skin inflammation and loss of hair. Sarcoptic mange, also called scab or scabies, produces intense irritation. Treatment of infected animals consists of repeated dipping (see dip) or spraying with insecticides. Secondary bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics.

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mange / mānj/ • n. a skin disease of mammals caused by parasitic mites and occasionally communicable to humans. It typically causes severe itching, hair loss, and the formation of scabs and lesions. See also demodectic mange, sarcoptic mange.

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mange XIV. ME. maniewe, later mangie, shortened to mange (XVI) — OF. manjue, mangeue itch, f. manju-, pres. ind. sg. stem of mangier (mod. manger) eat:- L. mandūcāre (see MANDUCATION).
Hence mangy XVI.

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mangeFalange, flange •avenge, henge, revenge, Stonehenge •arrange, change, counterchange, estrange, exchange, grange, interchange, Lagrange, mange, part-exchange, range, short-change, strange •binge, cringe, fringe, hinge, impinge, singe, springe, swinge, syringe, tinge, twinge, whinge •challenge • orange • scavenge •lozenge • blancmange •lounge, scrounge •blunge, expunge, grunge, gunge, lunge, plunge, scunge, sponge

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