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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and manifesting as itching circular patches.

Usage examples (35)
  • Tinea Unguis-Commonly known as ringworm, this condition results in nail deformities and thickening.
  • DESCRIPTION: Athlete's foot is an infection by a form of ringworm, which is not a worm at all but a fungus.
  • Why it is called ringworm is because as it grows bigger, the ones in the middle of the rash die, and forms a ring, thus called ringworm.
  • · Epidermophyton - a "ringworm" that invades both skin and nails of the feet; for more
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