pediculina definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A division of parasitic hemipterous bugs, like the real lice. See Illust. in Appendix.
  • others:
    • Identical To Pediculid√¶.
    • Lice proper, as a suborder or any other superfamily band of degraded parasitic hemipterous insects, apterous and ametabolous, with small indistinctly segmented thorax, increased stomach, and mandibulate mouth. See Anoplura, Mallophaga, and louse.
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