Pediculus
Pediculus Pe*dic"u*lus, n.; pl. {Pediculi}. [L., a louse.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of wingless parasitic Hemiptera, including the common lice of man. See {Louse}. [1913 Webster]

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  • PEDICULUS — Paul. l. 32. ff. de auro arg. est, dequo signa sustinentur, basis, sed tenuis: Et sic plerumque Pediculi Columellae dicuntur, quibus arborum rami baccis onusti sustin entur, quasi parvi pedes Hotomano. Pediculis argenteis adiuncta sigilla aenea,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Pedicŭlus — (lat.), 1) Laus. P. apis, so v.w. Bienenlaus 2). P. haemoiopŏdis, so v.w. Austerndieblaus, s.u. Austerndieb; 2) so v.w. Pedicellus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pedicŭlus — Pedicŭlus, Laus; Pediculidae (Läuse), Familie aus der Ordnung der Halbflügler, s. Läuse …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pediculus — Pedicŭlus (lat.), s. Läuse; Pediculōsis, s. Läusekrankheit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pediculus — Pediculus, lat., Laus …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Pediculus — noun type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans • Syn: ↑genus Pediculus • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pediculidae, ↑family Pediculidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pediculus — A genus of parasitic lice (family Pediculidae) that live in the hair and feeds periodically on blood. Important species include P. humanus, the species of louse infecting humans; P. humanus var. capitis, the head louse of humans; P. humanus var.… …   Medical dictionary

  • pediculus — 1. SYN: pedicle (1). [L. pedicle] 2. A louse. See P.. [L.] p. arcus vertebrae [TA] SYN: pedicle of arch of vertebra. * * * pe·dic·u·lus pi dik yə ləs n 1) cap the type genus of the family Pediculidae that includ …   Medical dictionary

  • Pediculus — Pedi̱culus1 [aus lat. pediculus = kleine Laus] m ; , ...li: Laus, Gattung der Menschenläuse, flügellose, 1 3 mm lange, auf Menschen und Menschenaffen schmarotzende, blutsaugende Insekten (Überträger von Krankheiten). Pedi̱culus huma̱nus ca̱pitis… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • pediculus — noun A louse (of the family Pediculidae) …   Wiktionary

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