tinea cruris

noun
tinea cru·​ris | \ -ˈkru̇r-əs \

Definition of tinea cruris

: ringworm involving especially the groin and perineum

called also jock itch

First Known Use of tinea cruris

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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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