crab louse

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crab louse

n.
A parasitic louse (Phthirus pubis) that infests the pubic region and causes severe itching. Also called pubic louse.

crab louse

n
(Animals) a parasitic louse, Pthirus (or Phthirus) pubis, that infests the pubic region in humans

crab′ louse`


n.
a crablike louse, Phthirus pubis, that infests pubic hair and other body hair in humans.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crab louse - a louse that infests the pubic region of the human bodycrab louse - a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
louse, sucking louse - wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
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crab louse

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Meanwhile, the statistics suggest the youth of Ireland could do with attending a few more sex education lessons because 20% of 16 to 25-year-olds think condoms protect you from pubic lice.
Like head lice, pubic lice (Pthirus pubis) are not known to transmit pathogens (4).
Pubic lice "used to be extremely common; it's now rarely seen," University of New South Wales sexual health researcher and physician Basil Donovan (http://www.
In Australia, Sydney's main sexual health clinic hasn't treated a woman with pubic lice since 2008 while male cases have fallen 80 percent from about 100 a decade ago, the Daily Mail reported.
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Only one patient provided specimen proved to contain a true parasite (a pubic louse); however, that patient did not have lice, and pubic lice could not account for the patient's symptoms, which chiefly involved the fingernails.
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of Massachusetts Medical School, recounts the stories of young people from all walks of life infected with sexually transmitted diseases: herpes, human papilloma virus and resulting cervical cancer, chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, pubic lice, HIV, hepatitis C, and syphilis.
P: Pubic Lice (Crabs) - small insects found in body hair (except scalp hair) and spread through close contact, especially sex.