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dermatophyte

[dər′mad·ə‚fīt]
(mycology)
A fungus parasitic on skin or its derivatives.
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Nowadays, it is well known that the predominant causative dermatophytic agent varies not only according to the geographic region, but also because of differences in social-economic factors associated with the patient, the age, and even the gender.