/ (ˌɪntəˈtraɪɡəʊ) /
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chafing between two moist closely opposed skin surfaces, as under the breasts or at the armpit
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Word Origin for intertrigo
C18: from inter- + -trigo, from Latin terere to rub
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Medical definitions for intertrigo
[ ĭn′tər-trī′gō′ ]
Dermatitis occurring between folds or juxtaposed surfaces of the skin and caused by sweat retention, moisture, warmth, and the overgrowth of resident microorganisms.
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