Definition of Pediculicide
1. Noun. A chemical agent that kills lice.
Medical Definition of Pediculicide
1. An agent used to destroy lice. Origin: L. Pediculus, louse, + caedo, to kill (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Pediculicide
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(a) An over-the-counter pediculicide drug product in a form suitable for topical application is generally recognized as safe and effective and is not mis- ..."
2. Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents: Medical Management Guidelines for by Jonathan Borak, Kent R. Olson (1996)
"In the past, acrylonitrile was also used as a room fumigant and pediculicide (an agent used to destroy lice). OSHA PEL (permissible exposure limit)= ppm ..."
3. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... for several dozen fruit and vegetable crops, and for personal hygiene as a scabicide and pediculicide in the form of a lotion, cream, or shampoo. ..."
4. Screening for Infectious Diseases Among Substance Abusers: A Treatment by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"DeFelice, J.; Rumsfield, J.; Bernstein, JE; and Roshal, JY Clinical evaluation of an after-pediculicide nit removal system. ..."