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[L. pediculus, louse] A genus of parasitic insects, commonly called lice, that infest humans and other primates. Lice are sucking insects belonging to the family Pediculidae, order Anoplura. They transmit the causative organisms of epidemic typhus, trench fever, and relapsing fever to animal hosts. SEE: Pediculidae
Venes, Donald, editor. "Pediculus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus.
Pediculus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus. Accessed November 17, 2019.
Pediculus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus
Pediculus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 17]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus.
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