Tinea tonsurans
Ringworm Ring"worm", n. (Med.) A contagious affection of the skin due to the presence of a vegetable parasite, and forming ring-shaped discolored patches covered with vesicles or powdery scales. It occurs either on the body, the face, or the scalp. Different varieties are distinguished as {Tinea circinata}, {Tinea tonsurans}, etc., but all are caused by the same parasite (a species of {Trichophyton}). [1913 Webster]

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  • tinea tonsurans — ˌtinēəˌtänˈsu̇rənz, ˌranz noun Etymology: New Latin, from Medieval Latin tinea + New Latin tonsurans (specific epithet of the parasitic fungus Trichophyton tonsurans), present participle of tonsurare to shear, clip, from Medieval Latin, from… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Tinea circinata — Ringworm Ring worm , n. (Med.) A contagious affection of the skin due to the presence of a vegetable parasite, and forming ring shaped discolored patches covered with vesicles or powdery scales. It occurs either on the body, the face, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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