"Pediculus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
Lice of the genus Pediculus, family Pediculidae. Pediculus humanus corporus is the human body louse and Pediculus humanus capitis is the human head louse.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pediculus" by people in this website by year, and whether "Pediculus" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 218 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2012 and 2014
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