of or relating to lice.

Origin of pedicular

1650–60; < Latin pēdiculāris, derivative of pēdiculus, diminutive of pēdis louse; see -cule1, -ar1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for pedicular



relating to, infested with, or caused by lice
biology of or relating to a stem, stalk, or pedicle

Word Origin for pedicular

C17: from Latin pedīculāris, from pedīculus, diminutive of pedis louse
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Medicine definitions for pedicular




Of, relating to, or caused by lice.
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