disinfestation

disinfestation
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.

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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.

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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.

См. также в других словарях:

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  • disinfestation — See disinfest. * * * …   Universalium

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  • disinfestation — dis·infestation …   English syllables

  • disinfestation — 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 …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • disinfest — disinfestation, n. /dis in fest /, v.t. to rid of insects, rodents, etc. [1915 20; DIS 1 + INFEST] * * * …   Universalium

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