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phthi·ri·a·sis

 (thĭ-rī′ə-sĭs, thī-)
n.
Infestation with lice, especially crab lice; pediculosis.

[Latin phthīriāsis, from Greek phtheiriāsis, from phtheiriān, to be lousy, from phtheir, louse.]
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phthiriasis

(θɪˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol the state or condition of being infested with lice; pediculosis
[C16: via Latin from Greek, from phtheir louse]
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phthi•ri•a•sis

(θaɪˈraɪ ə sɪs, θɪ-)

n.
crab lice infestation.
[1590–1600; < Greek phtheiríāsis=phtheír louse + -iāsis -iasis]
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phthi·ri·a·sis

n. ftiriasis. V.: pediculosis
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Phthiriasis palpebrarum (PP) is a form of parasitosis occurring because of infestation of eyelashes with adult, nymph, and eggs of P.
pubis , also known as crab louse or pubic louse, is commonly transmitted sexually [sup][1] and may infest pubic hair and perianal areas, legs, forearms, chest, eyebrows, axillary hair and beard, and rarely involves the eyelashes (phthiriasis palpebrarum).