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tinea meaning

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  • Noun: tinea  tineeu
    1. Infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
      - ringworm, roundworm
    Noun: Tinea
    1. Type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
      - genus Tinea

    Derived forms: tineas

    Type of: arthropod genus, fungal infection, mycosis

    Part of: family Tineidae, Tineidae

    Encyclopedia: Tinea


  • [Medicine]
    A general term describing various dermatophytoses. Specific types include TINEA CAPITIS (ringworm of the scalp),TINEA FAVOSA (of scalp and skin),TINEA PEDIS (athlete's foot),and tinea unguium (see ONYCHOMYCOSIS,ringworm of the nails). (Dorland,27th ed) n : any of several fungal diseases of the skin; esp : RINGWORM

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  1. the tinea that happens at ham root ministry calls a tinea
  2. the tinea that happens at ham root ministry calls a tinea
  3. athlete s foot ringworm of the foot, tinea pedis
  4. tinea versicolor, weigh tinea versicolor again
  5. tinea versicolor, weigh tinea versicolor again

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