barber'sitch
bar·ber's itch (bärʹbərz) n.
1. Inflammation of the hair follicles of skin that has been shaved, usually caused by a staphylococcal infection. Also called sycosis barbae.
2. Inflammation of the hair follicles in a shaved area of the face and neck caused by a fungus; ringworm of the beard. Also called tinea barbae.

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Universalium. 2010.

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