tinea cruris

[kroo r-is]

noun Pathology.

Nearby words

  1. tine test,
  2. tinea,
  3. tinea barbae,
  4. tinea capitis,
  5. tinea corporis,
  6. tinea imbricata,
  7. tinea kerion,
  8. tinea pedis,
  9. tinea sycosis,
  10. tinea unguium

Origin of tinea cruris

1920–25; < New Latin: tinea of the leg

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Medicine definitions for tinea cruris

tinea cruris



A fungal infection of the skin of the groin, occurring especially in males.eczema marginatum jock itch

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