Medical Dictionary


noun plural Ped·i·cu·li·dae \ˌped-ə-ˈkyü-lə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of Pediculidae

  1. :  a family of lice of the order Anoplura that includes the head louse (Pediculus humanus capitis), the body louse (P. humanus corporis), and the pubic louse (Phthirus pubis) which are the only lice that attack humans

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