head louse

noun

Definition of head louse

  1. :  a sucking louse (Pediculus humanus capitis) that lives on the human scalp

1547

First Known Use of head louse

1547


Medical Dictionary

head louse

noun

Medical Definition of head louse

  1. :  a sucking louse of the genus Pediculus (P. humanus capitis) that lives on the human scalp


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