pediculosis

Definitions of pediculosis
  1. noun
    infestation with lice (Pediculus humanus) resulting in severe itching
    synonyms: lousiness
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    types:
    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
    type of:
    infestation
    the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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