from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fungal infection involving areas of the skin not covered by hair, characterized by a pink to red rash and often considerable itching, and usually caused by species of Trichophyton or Microsporum; ringworm of the body.
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- n. fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
New Latin : Medieval Latin tinea, tinea + Latin corporis, genitive of corpus, body.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)