barber's itch

barber's itch

noun Pathology.
ringworm of the bearded areas of the face and neck, characterized by reddish patches; tinea barbae.

Origin:
1885–90

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barber's itch or barber's rash
 
n
Technical name: tinea barbae any of various fungal infections of the bearded portion of the neck and face
 
barber's rash or barber's rash
 
n

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barber's itch bar·ber's itch (bär'bərz)
n.
Any of various skin eruptions on the face and neck, especially ringworm of the beard. Also called folliculitis barbae, tinea barbae, tinea sycosis.

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