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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)
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No cases of granuloma inguinale, pediculosis pubis and hepatitis were seen (Table 1).
2%), and wiping on head as a treatment for pediculosis in four patients (5%).
In our study of urethritis there are 36% of mixed infections with other STIs, of which 8% is with Genital Ulcer Disease (GUD), 4% each with warts and molluscum, 12% with scabies and pediculosis and 8% with other STIs are seen.
European guideline for the management of pediculosis pubis, 2010.
Un caso de miasis humana por Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae) asociado a pediculosis en Mendoza, Argentina.
She has scalp itch and here loss, and is convinced she has pediculosis capitis because of head Lausten chief found.
His warning is echoed by charity the National Pediculosis Association which said: "Manual removal is crucial.
Background: Pediculosis is a common public health problem affecting school children.
Pediculosis capitis infestations are a common health problem, with cases ranging in the hundreds of millions worldwide.
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