Microsporum

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Microsporum Mi·cros·po·rum (mī-krŏs'pər-əm, mī'krə-spôr'əm)
n.
A genus of pathogenic fungi that causes dermatophytosis in animals and humans.

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microsporum

noun
a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm 
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