Origin of tinea
Related formstin·e·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for tinea
So also there is a tinea which attacks dressed wool, but never touches it in its unwashed state.Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation|Robert Chambers
The approach of Lithosia to the genus Yponomeuta, in Tinea, scarcely need be pointed out.Sphinx Vespiformis|Edward Newman
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
Ringworm is a kind of tinea, and it is caused by various mould fungi.
Tinea Favosa, or favus, is a contagious and a very stubborn disease of the skin, caused by the fungus Achorion Schoenleinii.