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barber's itch

noun, Pathology.
ringworm of the bearded areas of the face and neck, characterized by reddish patches; tinea barbae.
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First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for barber's itch

barber's itch

any of various fungal infections of the bearded portion of the neck and face Technical name tinea barbae
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barber's itch in Medicine

barber's itch bar·ber's itch (bär'bərz)
Any of various skin eruptions on the face and neck, especially ringworm of the beard. Also called folliculitis barbae, tinea barbae, tinea sycosis.

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