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The tubes running along the louse are respiratory tubes, called tracheae, carrying oxygen to tissues.

The hog louse lives primarily on swine, where the insect feeds on blood, and is one of the largest sucking lice.

Joshua Benoit isn’t surprised that the first insect found to survive such high pressures is the seal louse.

The seal louse is the only one of them able to survive in the ocean, says Leonardi.

All louse species, he notes, even those that live on humans, need to stick with their host animals to survive.

Only two soil types in the world are inhabitable for this root louse: one is sand, and the other is slate.

His spineless duplicity confirms that the good guy is actually pretty much a louse.

Next in line is the body louse—the only dangerous member of the troika.

This not only makes you look like a louse, it makes you look like a helpless, bed-wetting man-child.

When Silajdzic raised this, Milosevic said, “I am not a louse,” and yielded immediately.

While a counsellor was pleading at the Irish bar, a louse unluckily peeped from under his wig.

The itch-mite (Acarus scabiei) and the louse (Pediculus capitis, corporis, vel pubis) are the more common members of the group.

The good influence of the operations of the Trinity louse might be shown by many interesting instances.

The messengers came to the house of Xmucane, who, filled with alarm, dispatched a louse to carry the summons to her grandsons.

Brisk as a body-louse she trips,Clean as a penny drest; Sweet as a rose her breath and lips,Round as the globe her breast.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to louse, such as: cad, cootie, knave, rat, and scoundrel.

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