noun Pathology.
any of several skin diseases caused by fungi; ringworm.

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin; Latin: larva of a moth or beetle that devours books, clothes, etc.

tineal, adjective
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tinea (ˈtɪnɪə)
any fungal skin disease, esp ringworm
[C17: from Latin: worm]

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tinea tin·e·a (tĭn'ē-ə)
Any of various fungal skin infections caused chiefly by species of the genera Microsporum, Trichophyton, andEpidermophyton.

tin'e·al adj.
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tinea   (tĭn'ē-ə)  Pronunciation Key 
See ringworm.
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