pediculosis

noun pe·dic·u·lo·sis \ pi-ˌdi-kyə-ˈlō-səs \

Definition of pediculosis

plural pediculoses play \pi-ˌdi-kyə-ˈlō-ˌsēz\
: infestation with lice

Origin and Etymology of pediculosis

New Latin, from Latin pediculus louse, diminutive of pedis louse


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pediculosis

noun pe·dic·u·lo·sis \ pi-ˌdik-yə-ˈlō-səs \

medical Definition of pediculosis

plural pediculoses play \-ˌsēz\
: infestation with lice called also lousiness

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