- Physical or chemical process to destroy or remove small undesirable animal forms, particularly arthropods or rodents, present upon the person, clothing, or environment of an individual or domestic animals.
* * *n.the destruction of insect pests and other animal parasites. This generally involves the use of insecticides applied either topically, as in delousing, or as a spray for eliminating an infestation of fleas or bed bugs in the home.
* * *dis·in·fes·ta·tion (dis″in-fəs-taґshən) the extermination or destruction of insects, rodents, or other animal forms, especially those present on a person, an animal, or clothing; cf. defaunation, delousing, and disparasitized.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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