n. plPediculina(Zoöl) A division of parasitic hemipterous insects, including the true lice. See Illust. in Appendix.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
pediculinaSame as Pediculidæ.
pediculinaLice proper, as a suborder or other superfamily group of degraded parasitic hemipterous insects, apterous and ametabolous, with small indistinctly segmented thorax, enlarged abdomen, and mandibulate mouth. See Anoplura, Mallophaga, and louse.