athlete's foot(redirected from Athelete's foot)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
athlete's foot:see ringwormringworm
, superficial eruption of the skin caused by a fungus, chiefly Microsporum, Trichophyton, or Epidermophyton. Any area of the skin may be affected, including the scalp and nails, but the most common site is the feet.
..... Click the link for more information. .
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
athlete's foot[′ath‚lēts ′fu̇t]
Dermatophytosis of the feet, usually affecting the skin between the toes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
a fungal infection of the skin of the foot, esp between the toes and on the soles
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005