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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.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Pediculus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus.
Pediculus. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Pediculus. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus
Pediculus [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751157/all/Pediculus.
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