- A member of the genus Trichophyton.
- A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis in the hair, skin, and nails of humans.
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The cause of the disease, which is of a contagious nature, is a vegetable parasite closely similar to the trichophyton.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
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