Definition of Pediculi
1. pediculus [n] - See also: pediculus
Medical Definition of Pediculi
1. Plural of pediculus. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pediculi
Literary usage of Pediculi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Diseases of children by James Frederic Goodhart, George Frederic Still (1905)
"It will then be necessary to single out such parts as admit of and require the parasiticide, and others for the emollient treatment. pediculi are mostly ..."
2. On Diseases of the Skin, Including the Exanthemata by Ferdinand Hebra, Charles Hilton Fagge, Moriz Kaposi (1880)
"The buccal apparatus is an object of special interest in reference to the wounds inflicted on the human skin by the pediculi. Both old and modern observers ..."
3. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1859)
"[An enquiry in the 'Lancet' as to the most speedy and effectual way of destroying pediculi pubis, has elicited several answers of practical value. ..."
4. A Dictionary of treatment by William Whitla (1892)
"pediculi corporis are to be abolished by cleanliness. ... pediculi pubis or crab lice may prove very difficult to eradicate, especially when the parasite ..."
5. A Dictionary of Medicine: Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics by Richard Quain, Frederick Thomas Roberts, John Mitchell Bruce, Samuel Treat Armstrong (1894)
"... (4) it is un- attended with itching, unless complicated with pediculi or eczema; (5) it is almost entirely a disease of the poor and dirty classes, ..."
6. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1858)
"pediculi Pubi«.—Dr. HAMAL recommends the following treatment. After having thoroughly washed the parts covered with hair, first with soap and water, ..."
7. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1891)
"In each one it was pediculi pubis which occurred in the eyelashes. In the first case, a little girl of four, six pediculi were found in the eyelashes and ..."