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tinea cruris

[kroo r-is]
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noun Pathology.
  1. jock itch.

Origin of tinea cruris

1920–25; < New Latin: tinea of the leg
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tinea cruris in Medicine

tinea cruris

  1. A fungal infection of the skin of the groin, occurring especially in males.eczema marginatum jock itch
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