[ puh-dik-yuh-loh-sis ]
/ pəˌdɪk yəˈloʊ sɪs /
the state of being infested with lice.
- pedicle flap,
Origin of pediculosis
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/ (pɪˌdɪkjʊˈləʊsɪs) /
pathol the state of being infested with lice
Word Origin for pediculosis
C19: via New Latin from Latin pedīculus louse; see pedicular
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"infested with lice; pertaining to lice," 1540s, from Latin pediculosus, from pediculus "louse" (see pediculosis).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
[ pə-dĭk′yə-lō′sĭs ]
The state of being infested with lice.
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