phthi·​ri·​a·​sis thə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce phthiriasis (audio) thī- How to pronounce phthiriasis (audio)
plural phthiriases -ˌsēz How to pronounce phthiriasis (audio)
: pediculosis
especially : infestation with pubic lice

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“Phthiriasis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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