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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).
References in periodicals archive ?
Tinea barbae. http://www.doctorfungus.org/mycoses/ human/other/tinea_barbae.htm (accessed February 19, 2006).
Trichophyton mentagrophytes puede producir tinea capitis, tinea pedis, tinea corporis, tinea barbae y tinea unguium.
Guidelines of the care for superficial mycotic infections of the skin: tinea capitis and tinea barbae. J Am Acad Derm 1996; 34:290-94.