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head louse

Translation of head louse in Spanish:

noun plural head lice

  • piojo (masculine) de cabeza
    Example sentences
    • An intense itch of a particular part of your body may be due to the presence of lice (body lice, head lice, pubic lice).
    • It is a common mistake to associate head lice with dirty hair.
    • People can be infested with three types of lice: body lice, head lice and crab or pubic lice.

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