dermatophyte

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Etymology[edit]

dermato- (skin) +‎ -phyte (plant)

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  • (US) IPA(key): /dɚˈmæt.oʊ.faɪt/, /dɚˈmæt.ə.faɪt/
  • (file)

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dermatophyte (plural dermatophytes)

  1. Any parasitic fungus (mycosis) that infects the skin (tinea, ringworm, jock itch, athlete's foot).
    1. Microsporum species
    2. Epidermophyton species
    3. Trichophyton species
    4. Arthroderma species

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