ringworm of the bearded areas of the face and neck, characterized by reddish patches; tinea barbae.
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Origin of barber's itch
First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for barber's itch
any of various fungal infections of the bearded portion of the neck and faceTechnical name: tinea barbae
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Medical definitions for barber's itch
[ bär′bərz ]
Any of various skin eruptions on the face and neck, especially ringworm of the beard.folliculitis barbae tinea barbae tinea sycosis
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