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Pityrosporum

[ pĭt′ĭ-rŏspər-əm, pĭt′ĭ-rō-spôrəm ]
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n.
A genus of fungi that includes one species that can cause tinea versicolor and another that is found primarily on the face and scalp and appears in dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis.
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