pediculosis


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Related to pediculosis: pediculosis pubis, pediculosis capitis

pe·dic·u·lo·sis

 (pə-dĭk′yə-lō′sĭs)
n.
Infestation with lice.

[Latin pēdiculus, diminutive of pēdis, louse; see pedicular + -osis.]

pe·dic′u·lous (-ləs) adj.

pediculosis

(pɪˌdɪkjʊˈləʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol the state of being infested with lice
[C19: via New Latin from Latin pedīculus louse; see pedicular]
pediculous adj

pe•dic•u•lo•sis

(pəˌdɪk yəˈloʊ sɪs)

n.
infestation with lice of the genus Pediculus or Pthirus.
[1885–90; < Latin pēdicul(us) louse (see pedicular) + -osis]
pe•dic′u•lous (-ləs) adj.

pediculosis

an infestation with lice; lousiness. — pediculous, adj.
See also: Insects
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pediculosis - infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
head lice, pediculosis capitis - infestation of the scalp with lice
pediculosis corporis - infestation of body skin with lice
crabs, pediculosis pubis - infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice
Translations

pe·dic·u·lo·sis

n. pediculosis, infestación de piojos.

pediculosis

n pediculosis f, infestación f de piojos (esp. en la cabeza)
References in periodicals archive ?
For additional information on this topic, and to report any findings of head lice to assist in tracking annual outbreaks, please contact National Pediculosis Association (NPA) www.
Scabies and pediculosis pubis: an update of treatment regimens and general review.
scabies, pediculosis, phthiriasis, larva migrans, tungiasis, myiasis, and tick infestations) has led to introduction of the term entodermoscopy.
2) Severe pediculosis was treated with a topical insecticide (Scalex mite and lice spray for birds, Gps Group, Atlanta, GA, USA).
The first and hopefully only time my daughter, then I, contacted lice, or pediculosis, I was mortified and threw a lot of blame around.
The different situations in different communities have led to research studies, such as appropriate medications in community dermatology, (7) pediculosis in schools, (8) appropriate use of resources, (9) pyodermas in tropical rural areas, (10) and mycological problems, e.
A school nurse (Cox), a nurse inspector (North) and two nurses caring for Maori in the rural district (Uniacke and Hill) had investigated the best home treatment for scabies, impetigo and pediculosis.
Infestation with head lice is also called pediculosis.
Observation on pediculosis in Buffalo-Cows with Emphasis on its impact on ovarian activity and control by herbal remedies.
2) MISSOURI: Additional testing is conducted for scabies, pediculosis,
The people while drawing the attention of authorities concerned said that several diseases can easily transmit by direct contact, or by contact with contaminated equipment and towels and infestations of head lice known as pediculosis are also spread in the same way.