Pediculicide


Human Body Section
Stedman's Pocket Medical Dictionary Dictionary of Biomedical Sciences Dictionary of Dentistry

The word pediculicide applies to therapeutic agents - including natural substances such as herbs, oils, or essences, or conventional pharmaceutical drugs, that kill and therefore destroy lice.

Examples of chemical pediculicides include:

  • benzyl benzoate
  • carbaryl
  • lindane
  • malathione, and
  • permethrin.



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