tinea

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tinea

[‚tin·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Group of skin diseases caused by various fungi, for example, tinea pedis (athlete's foot) and tinea capitis (ringworm infection of the scalp).
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(38.) Gupta Ak, Chaudry M, Elewski B: Tinea corporis, tinea nigra, and piedra.
Dermatoscopy in the diagnosis of tinea nigra. Dermatol Online J.