tinea cruris


tinea cru·ris

noun \-ˈkrr-əs\

Definition of TINEA CRURIS

:  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

tinea cru·ris

noun \-ˈkrr-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TINEA CRURIS

: a fungal infection involving especially the groin and perineum

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