lousicide

noun
lou·​si·​cide | \ ˈlau̇-sə-ˌsīd How to pronounce lousicide (audio) \

Medical Definition of lousicide

: a louse-killing insecticide : pediculicide

Other Words from lousicide

lousicidal \ ˌlau̇-​sə-​ˈsīd-​ᵊl How to pronounce lousicidal (audio) \ adjective

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“Lousicide.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lousicide. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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