dermatophytosis dermatophytosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) fungal infection of the skin (especially of moist parts covered by clothing)

Usage(s):

  1. To combat athlete's foot (dermatophytosis)the itch caused by the toe-burrowing fungi dermatophytes which infest locker rooms and swimming poolsthere are at least a hundred .
  2. The description by Fred DeForest Weidman of Philadelphia of the skin infection technically called dermatophytosis, popularly ringworm, and in certain advertisements "athlete .
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