Definition of Pediculus corporis
1. Noun. A parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings.
Generic synonyms: Louse, Sucking Louse
Group relationships: Genus Pediculus, Pediculus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pediculus Corporis
Literary usage of Pediculus corporis
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1. Diseases of the skin: Inluding the Acute Eruptive Fevers by Frank Crozer Knowles (1914)
"pediculus corporis, pediculus vestimenti, or lice of the body, ... 163 Pediculus corporis. • In pediculus corporis the face is unattacked and the hands and ..."