Pediculus capitis

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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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A study of Pediculus capitis among primary school children in Delhi.
Further systematic epidemiological studies are required to increase understanding of Pediculus capitis, infestation and methods of control and treatment.
Caption: Pediculus capitis can be an enormous pest to parents, schools, and physicians alike.
Pediculosis is an ectoparasitic infestation caused by Pediculus capitis (head lice), which is inhabitant of the scalp and hair of humans and causes severe itching to the host.
4 Auditory exostosis + 0 I 0 Cranial deformation 0 9 I 0 Lung adhesions I 0 I + Heart pathology I I I + Pediculus capitis 0 0 I 0 Chagas test 0 0 + + Cocaine NT NT NT NT Tuberculosis - - - - CHI-95 IQU-95 Mummy Tomb (T) No.