noun[mass noun] Medicine
- Infestation with lice.More example sentences
- Although pubic lice infestation, called pediculosis, is considered a sexually transmitted disease, it can be contracted in other ways.
- Itching is the primary symptom of pediculosis.
- Which of the following agents is/are considered safe, effective, and least toxic in the treatment of pediculosis?
early 19th century: from Latin pediculus 'louse' + -osis.
More definitions of pediculosisDefinition of pediculosis in:
- The US English dictionary