pediculo-, pedicul-, pedico-, pedic-
(Latin: louse, lousy; of lice)
The killing of lice.
pediculophobia, phthiriophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
An abnormal fear of lice or of being infested with lice: Jane had a feeling of having such little bloodsucking insect parasites on her scalp, but her doctor said she must have pediculophobia because the only thing she had was very dry skin which caused her to feel that way!
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