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Related to Phthirus pubis: Pediculus capitis, Xenopsylla, Pediculus humanus humanus
a genus of lice. P. pu´bis is the pubic or crab louse, a species that infests human pubic hair and sometimes other hairy areas; see also pediculosis pubis.
The crab louse. It infests primarily the pubic region but it may also be found in armpits, beard, eyebrows, and eyelashes.See: pediculosis pubis
See also: Phthirus