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Plural FormPlay
The plural of 'louse' is 'lice.' Remember, just changing 's' to 'z' doesn't make it plural. SlideLice are common in school environments.
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Physical ContextPlay
'Louse' is often used when talking about personal hygiene issues related to hair or skin. SlideA louse can cause a lot of itching.
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Specific SpeciesPlay
'Louse' applies to several species, but 'head louse' is most common in conversations about children. SlideThe school sent a note about a head louse outbreak.