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trichophyton

trichophyton in Medicine

trichophyton trich·o·phy·ton (trĭk'ə-fī'tŏn', trĭ-kŏf'ĭ-)
n.
A member of the genus Trichophyton.

Trichophyton Trich·o·phy·ton (trĭk'ə-fī'tŏn', trĭ-kŏf'ĭ-)
n.
A genus of pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis in the hair, skin, and nails of humans.

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  • The cause of the disease, which is of a contagious nature, is a vegetable parasite closely similar to the trichophyton.

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