pediculous


pediculous
Infested with lice. SYN: lousy.

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pe·dic·u·lous pi-'dik-yə-ləs adj infested with lice: LOUSY

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pe·dic·u·lous (pə-dikґu-ləs) infested with lice.

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  • Pediculous — Pe*dic u*lous, a. [L. pediculosus.] Pedicular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pediculous — adjective Etymology: Latin pediculosus, from pediculus Date: circa 1550 infested with lice ; lousy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pediculous — See pediculosis. * * * …   Universalium

  • pediculous — adj. infested with lice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pediculous — pe·dic·u·lous …   English syllables

  • pediculous —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ləs adjective Etymology: Latin pediculosus, from pediculus louse + osus ous more at pedicular : infested with lice : lousy …   Useful english dictionary

  • pediculosis — pediculous /peuh dik yeuh leuhs/, adj. /peuh dik yeuh loh sis/, n. Pathol. the state of being infested with lice. [1885 90; < L pedicul(us) louse (see PEDICULAR) + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • blepharitis — Inflammation of the eyelids. [blepharo + G. itis, inflammation] b. acarica SYN: demodectic b.. b. angularis inflammation of the lid margins at the angles of the commissure. ciliary b. SYN: b. marginalis. demodectic b. inflammation of the eyelid… …   Medical dictionary

  • Phthiriasis — Phthi*ri a*sis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? louse.] (Med.) A disease (morbus pediculous) consisting in the excessive multiplication of lice on the human body. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lousy — SYN: pediculous. * * * lousy lau̇ zē adj, lous·i·er; est infested with lice …   Medical dictionary