n. pl. pe•dic•u•li (-lī′)
Medicine definitions for pediculus (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for pediculus
The Head Louse (Pediculus capitis), found on the head, especially in children.
Si went back to his cooking, with the Pediculus still on his arm.
There is the Pediculus Capitis—Latin again—but it means the kind that lives on the head.
Is the pediculus pubis found upon any other part of the body?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
It is usually referred to in medical literature as Pediculus capitis, but the Linnean specific name has priority.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley