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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.
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