pediculus pe·dic·u·lus (pə-dĭk'yə-ləs)
n. pl. pe·dic·u·li (-lī')
A genus of parasitic lice of the family Pediculidae that live in the hair and that includes species that infest the human sculp and body.
Pediculosis pubis is a condition due to the presence of the pediculus pubis, or crab-louse.
The pediculus and culex marinus the sea lowse and flie are also no strangeres.
The itch-mite (Acarus scabiei) and the louse (pediculus capitis, corporis, vel pubis) are the more common members of the group.
Is the pediculus pubis found upon any other part of the body?
The transmission of the typhus fever of Mexico (tabardillo) by means of the louse, pediculus vestimenti.
The Head Louse (pediculus capitis), found on the head, especially in children.
And now, bidding the "pediculus corporis" adieu with a great deal of pleasure, I ask the reader's attention to another theme.
There is the pediculus Capitis—Latin again—but it means the kind that lives on the head.
Si went back to his cooking, with the pediculus still on his arm.
I wish to settle the point once for all whether the pediculus Mellitae is or is not the larva of Meloe.