athlete'sfoot


athlete'sfoot
ath·lete's foot (ăthʹlēts) n.
A contagious fungal skin infection caused by a species of Trichophyton or Epidermophyton that usually affects the feet, especially the skin between the toes, and is characterized by itching, blisters, cracking, and scaling; ringworm of the foot. Also called tinea pedis.

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Universalium. 2010.


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