dermatophyte definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous fungi that will trigger parasitic epidermis infections.
    • A parasitic fungus (mycosis) that infects your skin (tinea, ringworm, jock itch, athlete's base).
    • A fungus infecting and parasitic regarding epidermis, especially one which causes disease.
    • A plant that develops upon skin; a fungus of a low type which can be parasitic upon your skin of men alongside animals, causing various conditions.

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