pubic louse

noun

Medical Definition of pubic louse

: a sucking louse of the genus Phthirus (P. pubis) infesting the pubic region of the human body

called also crab louse

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“Pubic louse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pubic%20louse. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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