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(pi-dik′yŭ-lŭs )

[L. pediculus, louse]
A genus of parasitic insects, commonly called lice, that infest humans and other primates. Lice are sucking insects belonging to the family Pediculidae, order Anoplura. They transmit the causative organisms of epidemic typhus, trench fever, and relapsing fever to animal hosts.
SEE: Pediculidae

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Pediculus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus_humanus_capitis.
Pediculus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus_humanus_capitis. Accessed May 21, 2019.
Pediculus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus_humanus_capitis
Pediculus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus_humanus_capitis.
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