Phthiriasis
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]

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  • Phthiriăsis — (gr.), so v.w. Läusesucht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Phthiriasis — (griech.), soviel wie Läusesucht …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Phthiriasis — Phthiriăsis (grch.), s. Läusekrankheit …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • PHTHIRIASIS — Sullam sustulit: de quo Plin. l. 7. c. 43. Age. non exitus vitae eius omnium proscriptorum ab illo calamitate crudelior futi, erodente se ipso corpore, et supplicia sibi gignente. Plutarchus in Sylla plures alios memorat, qui eôdem genere mortis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • phthiriasis — [thī rī′ə sis, fthīrī ə sis] n. [L < Gr phtheiriasis < phtheir, a louse + iasis, IASIS] infestation with lice, esp. the crab louse; pediculosis …   English World dictionary

  • Phthiriasis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 10028 ICD10 = ICD10|B|85|3|b|85 ICD9 = ICD9|132.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Phthiriasis is a common eyelid infestation, caused by Phthirus pubis… …   Wikipedia

  • phthiriasis — (fti ri a z ) s. f. ou PHTHIRIASIS (fti ri a zis ), s. m. Terme de médecine. Maladie pédiculaire.    Maladie des végétaux dans laquelle ils sont couverts d insectes extrêmement petits. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Ceux qui sont vexés de phthiriasis …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Phthiriasis — Filzlaus Filzlaus Systematik Klasse: Insekten (Insecta) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • phthiriasis — n. [Gr. phtheir, louse; iasis, disease] A skin condition caused by an infestation of certain Siphunculata …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • phthiriasis — /thuy ruy euh sis, thi /, n. crab lice infestation. [1590 1600; < Gk phtheiríasis, equiv. to phtheír louse + iasis IASIS] * * * …   Universalium

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