crab louse definition

  • noun:
    • A sucking louse (Phthirus pubis) that generally speaking infests the pubic region and results in extreme itching.
    • A parasitic insect, Pthirus pubis, that lives amongst the pubic hairs of humans and feeds on blood.
    • a species of louse (Phthirius pubis), often infesting the human body.
    • A kind of louse, Pediculus or Phthirius pubis or inguinalis, bought at times in the tresses of this pubis and perinæum, and often on other portions of this body, clinging with great tenacity, and difficult to expel: so called from its shape and general appearance. It really is destroyed by mercurial cream.
    • a louse that infests the pubic area associated with human body
    • A sucking louse (Phthirus pubis) that typically infests the pubic region and causes severe itching.
    • A parasitic pest, Pthirus pubis, that life amongst the pubic hairs of people and feeds on bloodstream.
    • a species of louse (Phthirius pubis), sometimes infesting your body.
    • A kind of louse, Pediculus or Phthirius pubis or inguinalis, available at times within the hair of this pubis and perinæum, and sometimes on other portions associated with the human body, clinging with great tenacity, and hard to expel: so-called from its shape and basic look. It really is damaged by mercurial ointment.
    • a louse that infests the pubic area of human body

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