• Definition for "barber's itch"
    • swelling of the hair follicles of epidermis that…
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barber's itch definition

  • noun:
    • swelling of the hair follicles of epidermis that is shaved, typically brought on by a staphylococcal illness. Also called sycosis barbae.
    • irritation associated with hair roots in a shaved section of the face and throat due to a fungus; ringworm of this beard. Also referred to as tinea barbae.
    • See under Itch.
    • sycosis.
    • fungal illness of this face and neck
    • irritation of this hair roots of epidermis that's been shaved, generally brought on by a staphylococcal disease. Also referred to as sycosis barbae.
    • Inflammation of the follicles of hair in a shaved section of the face and neck due to a fungus; ringworm associated with beard. Also known as tinea barbae.
    • See under Itch.
    • sycosis.
    • fungal infection of this face and throat
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