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destruction of insects, rodents, or other animal forms present on the person or his clothes or in his surroundings, and which may transmit disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
disinfestationThe removal or destruction of ectoparasites such as lice.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005