athlete's foot definition

  • noun:
    • A contagious fungal epidermis illness caused by a species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton that usually impacts the feet, particularly the skin amongst the feet, and it is characterized by irritation, sores, breaking, and scaling; ringworm of base. Also referred to as tinea pedis.
    • A fungal infection of the skin of this base, generally amongst the toes, brought on by the pathogen fungi. Scientific title: tinea pedis.
    • fungal illness associated with the foot
    • A contagious fungal epidermis infection due to a species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton that always affects your feet, especially the epidermis involving the feet, and is described as itching, blisters, breaking, and scaling; ringworm associated with the foot. Also known as tinea pedis.
    • A fungal illness of the skin of this base, typically involving the toes, brought on by the pathogen fungi. Scientific title: tinea pedis.
    • fungal disease for the foot

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