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Phthiriasis, thi-rī′a-sis, n. the lousy disease—morbus pediculosus.
It has been said that the phthiriasis of the cat is occasioned by the abundance of ricini.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
Phthiriasis: a diseased condition of the skin caused by sucking lice.
As an equine disorder this kind of phthiriasis was first described by Bouley.Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
Pediculosis: a state of lousiness, or the abnormal condition caused by the multiplication of lice on the body: sec phthiriasis.