dermatophytosis

/ (ˌdɜːmətəʊfaɪˈtəʊsɪs) /

noun

a fungal infection of the skin, esp the feetSee athlete's foot

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for dermatophytosis

dermatophytosis
[ dûr′mə-tō′fī-tōsĭs ]

n.

An infection of the skin, hair, or nails caused by a dermatophyte and characterized by redness of the skin, small papular vesicles, fissures, and scaling.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.