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pediculicide

 [pĕ-dik´u-lĭ-sīd]
destroying lice.
an agent that destroys lice.

pe·dic·u·li·cide

(pĕ-dik'yū-li-sīd),
An agent used to destroy lice.
[L. pediculus, louse, + caedo, to kill]

pediculicide

/pe·dic·u·li·cide/ (pĕ-dik´u-lĭ-sīd)
1. destroying lice.
2. an agent that destroys lice.

pediculicide

[pədik′yoo͡lisīd′]
Etymology: L, pediculus, little foot, caedere, to kill
any of a group of drugs that kill lice.

pe·dic·u·li·cide

(pĕ-dik'yū-li-sīd)
A chemical agent used to kill lice.
[L. pediculus, louse, + caedo, to kill]

pediculicide

1. destroying lice.
2. an agent that destroys lice.
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Its Del Pharmaceuticals division markets many well-known brands including Orajel oral analgesics, Pronto pediculicides, Dermarest anti-itch medications, Arthricare arthritis pain relief rubs, and Tanac mouth and lip sore remedies.
Its Del Pharmaceuticals Division markets many well known brands including Orajel oral analgesics, Pronto pediculicides, Dermarest anti-itch medications, Arthricare arthritis pain relief rubs, and Tanac mouth and lip sore remedies.
In addition to loosening nits, the rinse helps remove the harmful residue of commonly used pediculicides, leaving hair silky, clean, and manageable.