tinea


tin·ea

noun \ˈti-nē-ə\

Definition of TINEA

:  any of several fungal infections of the skin; especially :  ringworm
tin·e·al \-nē-əl\ adjective

Origin of TINEA

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, worm, moth
First Known Use: 14th century

tin·ea

noun \ˈtin-ē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TINEA

: any of several fungal diseases of the skin; especially : ringworm

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