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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Tineinae — clothes moths.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name applied to various skin diseases, but especially to ringworm. See ringworm, and sycosis.
- n. A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the clothes moths and carpet moths.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Ringworm.
- n. A notable genus of moths, typical of the family Tineidæ and superfamily Tineina.
- n. A moth of this genus or some related one; a tineid.
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- n. infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
- n. type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
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Young children have sometimes an eruption upon the head called Tinea, which discharges an acrimonius ichor inflaming the parts, on which it falls.
Tinea—Allowing old beliefs that do not serve you to fester under your skin and feed off of you.
Tinea versicolor is a mild fungus infection that causes small dark or light spots with a distinct and irregular border that are often seen on the neck, chest, and back.
After wearing for one month, the Tinea pedis, foul odour, moisture and itching are evidently less than in the control.
These movements were eminently successful: the rocky citadel of Saorgio, surrounded by the French, surrendered at the first summons; while the French, who ascended the Vesabia, drove the allies back to the Col de Finisterre, and General Serurier cleared the valley of the Tinea and established a communication with the army of Savoy by
One would imagine the moth to be an enemy of no consequence, but the wax-moth (_Tinea mellonella_) is a most formidable enemy.
It is also perfectly useless as a scarecrow or poison to those bêtes noire of the taxidermist, the larvae of the various clothes and fur eating moths of the genus Tinea, or the larvae of Dermestes lardarius, murinus, and other museum beetles.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
Taggia, in the valleys of the Vesubia and Tinea (near Nice), and in the sea to the south of Nice.
Tinea nodosa is a name given by Morris and Cheadle to a case of nodular growth on the beard and whiskers of a young man.
-- The plant has much reputation in India in the treatment of skin diseases, and indeed its efficiency is great in the stubborn _Tinea circinata tropica_, known throughout the Orient as "dhobie-itch."