tinea cruris

noun tinea cru·ris \ -ˈkru̇r-əs \

Definition of tinea cruris

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

Origin and Etymology of tinea cruris

New Latin, literally, tinea of the leg


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tinea cruris

noun tinea cru·ris \ -ˈkru̇r-əs \

medical Definition of tinea cruris

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

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