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tinea cruris

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noun tinea cru·ris \-ˈkru̇r-əs\

Definition of tinea cruris

  1. :  ringworm involving especially the groin and perineum —called also jock itch



Origin of tinea cruris

New Latin, literally, tinea of the leg


First Known Use: circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

tinea cruris

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noun tinea cru·ris \-ˈkru̇r-əs\

Medical Definition of tinea cruris

  1. :  a fungal infection involving especially the groin and perineum—called also jock itch




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