disinfestation


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disinfestation

 [dis″in-fes-ta´shun]
destruction of insects, rodents, or other animal forms present on the person or his clothes or in his surroundings, and which may transmit disease.

dis·in·fes·ta·tion

(dis'in-fes-tā'shŭn),
Physical or chemical process to destroy or remove small undesirable animal forms, particularly arthropods or rodents, present on the body, clothing, or environment of a person or domestic animals.

disinfestation

/dis·in·fes·ta·tion/ (-in-fes-ta´shun) destruction of insects, rodents, or other animal forms present on the person or their clothes or in their surroundings, and which may transmit disease.

disinfestation

[dis′infestā′shən]
Etymology: L, dis, apart, infestare, to infest
elimination of a threat of infestation by vermin, rodents, lice, or other noxious organisms.

disinfestation

The removal or destruction of ectoparasites such as lice.

disinfestation

destruction of insects, rodents or other animal forms present on the animal or its harness or in its surroundings, and which may transmit disease.
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