phthiriasis

noun
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 phthiriases (audio) \

Medical Definition of phthiriasis

: pediculosis especially : infestation with pubic lice

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“Phthiriasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phthiriasis. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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