Pediculus capitis

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Related to Pediculus capitis: Pediculus humanus, Pediculus corporis, Pediculus humanus corporis, Trichophyton tonsurans
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Noun1.Pediculus capitis - infests the head and body of humansPediculus capitis - infests the head and body of humans
louse, sucking louse - wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
genus Pediculus, Pediculus - type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans
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Permethrin resistance in the head louse Pediculus capitis from Israel.
The head louse or, to give it its grand name, Pediculus capitis, is a parasite that lives on human blood and is found in scalp hair.
Mumcuoglu KY, Hemingway J, Miller J, Ioffe-Uspensky I, Klaus S, Ben-Ishai F, Galun R (1995) Permethrin resistance in the head louse, Pediculus capitis, from Israel.