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jock itch

noun, Pathology
1.
a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area, occurring most commonly in males, especially in warm climates, characterized by itchy and often scaly lesions; tinea cruris.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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jock itch in Medicine

jock itch n.
See tinea cruris.

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