Tinea

[moth] {Italic title} Tinea is a genus of the fungus moth family, Tineidae. Therein, it belongs to the subfamily Tineinae. As evident by its name, it is the type genus of its subfamily and family. Established as one of the very first subgroups of `Phalaena`, it used to contain many species of Tineidae that are nowadays placed in other gener...
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Tinea

[n] - infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches 2. [n] - type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
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Tinea

a group of common infections occurring on the skin, hair, and nails that are caused by a fungus; commonly referred to as ringworm
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Tinea

Tin'e·a noun [ Latin , a worm, a moth.] 1. (Medicine) A name applied to various skin diseases, but especially to ringworm. See Ringworm , and Sycosis . 2. (Zoology) A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the clothes moths and carpet moths.
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tinea

1. <medicine> A name applied to various skin diseases, but especially to ringworm. See Ringworm, and Sycosis. ... 2. <zoology> A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the clothes moths and carpet moths. ... Origin: L, a worm, a moth. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Tinea

genus Tinea noun type genus of the Tineidae: clothes moths
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tinea

ringworm noun infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular patches
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tinea

(tin´e-ә) ringworm; any of numerous different fungal infections of the skin; most types are named for the part of the body affected. See further discussion at ringworm.
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Tinea

• (n.) A genus of small Lepidoptera, including the clothes moths and carpet moths. • (n.) A name applied to various skin diseases, but especially to ringworm. See Ringworm, and Sycosis.
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Tinea

Tinea is a anme for any fungal skin disease, especially ringworm.
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tinea

Type: Term Pronunciation: tin′ē-ă Definitions: 1. A fungus infection (dermatophytosis) of the keratin component of hair, skin, or nails. Genera of fungi causing such infection are Microsporum, Trichophyton, and Epidermophyton. Synonyms: ringworm, serpigo1
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Tinea

Infection of keratinized tissues, including skin, hair, or nails, caused by a group of fungi known as dermatophytes. This term is followed by a term that refers to the body part where the infection is located. A KOH preparation will be positive.
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Tinea

Tinea (often called ringworm) is any of a variety of skin mycoses. Tinea is a very common fungal infection of the skin. Tinea is often called `ringworm` because it is circular, and has a `ring-like` appearance. It is sometimes equated with dermatophytosis, and, while most conditions identified as `tinea` are members of the imperfect fungi th...
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