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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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)


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