pediculicide

[ puh-dik-yuh-luh-sahyd ]
/ pəˈdɪk yə ləˌsaɪd /

adjective

Also pe·dic·u·li·cid·al. destructive to lice.

noun

a pediculicide agent.

Origin of pediculicide

< Latin pēdicul(us) louse (see pedicular) + -i- + -cide
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Medicine definitions for pediculicide

pediculicide

[ pə-dĭkyə-lĭ-sīd′ ]

n.

An agent used to destroy lice.
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