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Descriptor English: Pediculus
Descriptor Spanish: Pediculus
Descriptor Pediculus
Scope note: Piojos del género Pediculus, familia Pediculidae. El Pediculus humanus corporis es el piojo del cuerpo humano y el Pediculus humanus capitis es el piojo de la cabeza humana.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pediculus
Descriptor French: Pediculus
Entry term(s): Body Lice
Body Lices
Body Louse
Body Louses
Head Lice
Head Lices
Head Louse
Head Louses
Lice, Body
Lice, Head
Lices, Body
Lices, Head
Louse, Body
Louse, Head
Louses, Body
Louses, Head
Nits
Pediculi
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.617.690.060.716
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010374
Scope note: Lice of the genus Pediculus, family Pediculidae. Pediculus humanus corporus is the human body louse and Pediculus humanus capitis is the human head louse.
Annotation: infestation: coordinate IM with PEDICULOSIS see LICE INFESTATIONS (IM); for killing Pediculus with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Lice (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75; was see under LICE 1963-74
Online Note: search LICE 1966-74
History Note: 75; was see under LICE 1963-74
DeCS ID: 10567
Unique ID: D010374
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Pediculus - Preferred
Concept UI M0016087
Scope note Lice of the genus Pediculus, family Pediculidae. Pediculus humanus corporus is the human body louse and Pediculus humanus capitis is the human head louse.
Preferred term Pediculus
Entry term(s) Nits
Pediculi
Head Louse - Narrower
Concept UI M0016089
Preferred term Head Louse
Entry term(s) Head Lice
Head Lices
Head Louses
Lice, Head
Lices, Head
Louse, Head
Louses, Head
Body Louse - Narrower
Concept UI M0016088
Preferred term Body Louse
Entry term(s) Body Lice
Body Lices
Body Louses
Lice, Body
Lices, Body
Louse, Body
Louses, Body



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