noun, plural fa·vus·es for 1, fa·vi [fey-vahy] /ˈfeɪ vaɪ/ for 2.
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The mouse is also attacked by favus, and the rat is often infected with Trypanosoma Lewisi.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
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
There is favus or scall-head, called also “porrigo,” which has its primary seat in the hair follicles.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Scutulum, skū′tū-lum, n. one of the shield-shaped crusts of favus.