pediculicide

[puh-dik-yuh-luh-sahyd]
adjective
1.
Also, pediculicidal. destructive to lice.
noun
2.
a pediculicide agent.

Origin:
< Latin pēdicul(us) louse (see pedicular) + -i- + -cide

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Main Entry:  pediculicide
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the killing of lice; an agent used to kill lice
Etymology:  Latin pediculus 'louse'
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pediculicide pe·dic·u·li·cide (pə-dĭk'yə-lĭ-sīd')
n.
An agent used to destroy lice.

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Example sentences
The patient will be given clear instructions on proper use of the pediculicide.
Towel dry hair before using treatment as too much water in the hair dilutes the
  pediculicide, decreasing its efficacy.
Pronto represents a true breakthrough in pediculicide efficacy.
History of irritation or sensitivity to pediculicide or hair care products or
  ingredients.
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