Definition of Pediculus corporis

1. Noun. A parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings.

Exact synonyms: Body Louse, Cootie
Generic synonyms: Louse, Sucking Louse
Group relationships: Genus Pediculus, Pediculus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pediculus Corporis

Pecquet's cistern
Pecquet's duct
Pecquet's reservoir
Pecten irradians
Pecten magellanicus
Pectinibranchia
Pectinidae
Pedaliaceae
Pediamycin
Pediapred
Pediculidae
Pediculoides ventricosus
Pediculus capitis
Pediculus corporis
Pediculus humanus
Pedilanthus
Pedilanthus bracteatus
Pedilanthus pavonis
Pedilanthus tithymaloides
Pediocactus
Pediocactus knowltonii
Pedioecetes
Pedioecetes phasianellus
Pedionomus
Pedionomus torquatus
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Pee Dee
Pee Dee River

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 ..."

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