noun, plural fa·vus·es for 1, fa·vi [fey-vahy] /ˈfeɪ vaɪ/ for 2.
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Favus, tinea versicolor, and the various forms of ring-worm are caused by members of the fungus group.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Tinea Favosa, or favus, is a contagious and a very stubborn disease of the skin, caused by the fungus Achorion Schoenleinii.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
What are the symptoms of favus when seated upon the general surface?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Favus also attacks the rabbit, and the typical spots are first noted around the base of the ear.
The mouse is also attacked by favus, and the rat is often infected with Trypanosoma Lewisi.