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jock itch

noun, Pathology.
a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area, occurring most commonly in males, especially in warm climates, characterized by itchy and often scaly lesions; tinea cruris.
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First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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jock itch in Medicine

jock itch n.
See tinea cruris.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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