phthiriasis


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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.]

phthiriasis

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

phthi•ri•a•sis

(θaɪˈraɪ ə sɪs, θɪ-)

n.
crab lice infestation.
[1590–1600; < Greek phtheiríāsis=phtheír louse + -iāsis -iasis]
Translations

phthi·ri·a·sis

n. ftiriasis. V.: pediculosis
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scabies, pediculosis, phthiriasis, larva migrans, tungiasis, myiasis, and tick infestations) has led to introduction of the term entodermoscopy.
Estos parasitos generalmente se localizan en la region genital, sin embargo, se pueden encontrar en el vello axilar, en la cejas y raramente en pestanas causando phthiriasis palpebral.