1. effective against lice and in treatment of pediculosis.
2. an agent with this property.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Effective in the treatment of pediculosis, especially denoting such an agent.
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