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2014-11-17 08:31:29

ENCINITAS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year Common Core isn't the only thing parents will be frustrated with after school.

2014-09-26 23:07:56

The Head Lice Treatment Center is Recognizing National Head Lice Awareness Month by Offering the Head Checks at No Cost Every Monday through Friday Scottsdale

2014-08-28 23:17:24

CombFirst!, the National Pediculosis Association’s national head lice prevention campaign urges communities to be informed, prepared and cooperative. Boston,

Galápagos Hawks Hand Down Lice Like Family Heirlooms
2014-08-11 03:08:49

Study provides some of the first evidence for the hypothesis of co-divergence between parasites and hosts acting as a major driver of biodiversity

2014-07-15 04:22:16

Lice is a problem that many parents have to deal with as their children grow up and enjoy their days with other children. Dr.

2014-06-03 23:17:36

Twelve of the most commonly made statements about head lice that mislead parents, require fact-checking and put child health and wellness at unnecessary risk. Boston,

2014-05-19 12:23:16

Innovative Vamousse(TM) Shampoo and Treatment Break Lice Lifecycle Giving Families Protection and Peace-of-Mind MORRISVILLE, N.C., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a parent's nightmare


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2005-09-08 09:38:13

Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are one of the many varieties of sucking lice (singular "louse") specialized to live on different areas of various animals. As the name implies, head lice are specialized to live among the hair present on the human head and are exquisitely adapted to living mainly on the scalp and neck hairs of their human host. Lice present on other body parts covered by hair are not head lice but are either Pubic lice (Pthirus pubis) or Body lice (Pediculus humanus...

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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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