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favus

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noun fa·vus \ˈfā-vəs\

Medical Definition of favus

  1. :  a contagious skin disease of humans and many domestic animals and fowl that is caused by a fungus (as Trichophyton schoenleinii) and that in humans chiefly affects the scalp with the formation of scutula followed by hair loss and scarring—called also honeycomb ringworm

favic \-vik\play adjective



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