Definition of Chicken louse

1. Noun. A louse parasitic on poultry.

Exact synonyms: Menopon Gallinae, Menopon Palladum, Shaft Louse
Generic synonyms: Bird Louse, Biting Louse, Louse
Group relationships: Genus Menopon, Menopon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chicken Louse

chicken coops
chicken cordon bleu
chicken drumstick
chicken embryo lethal orphan virus
chicken farm
chicken fat clot
chicken feed
chicken fillet
chicken guinea
chicken gun
chicken hawks
chicken leg
chicken legs
chicken liver
chicken louse (current term)
chicken manure
chicken mousse
chicken nugget
chicken nuggets
chicken of the woods
chicken or egg question
chicken or egg questions
chicken out
chicken paprika
chicken paprikash
chicken purloo
chicken roundworm
chicken run
chicken salad

Literary usage of Chicken louse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1893)
"The dermanyssus avium, or chicken louse, as it is more commonly known, ... The treatment of the eruption caused by the chicken louse is a very simple one, ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology: Designed for Students and by William Allen Pusey (1917)
"chicken louse (Dermanyssus arium et ... The chicken louse occasionally attacks the human skin and pro«1 ..."

3. Diseases of the Skin: Their Pathology and Treatment by Milton Bixler Hartzell (1917)
"The chicken louse or bird mite is occasionally a very transient parasite upon the human skin, where it produces at times considerable irritation with an ..."

4. Insects Affecting Domestic Animals: An Account of the Species of Importance by Herbert Osborn (1896)
"192)— Lesser chicken louse (p. 192)—Large chicken louse (p. 193)—Pigeon louse (p. ... 201)—The variable chicken louse (p. 202)—The white swan louse (p. ..."

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