tinea

noun tin·ea \ ˈti-nē-ə \
Updated on: 27 Nov 2017

Definition of tinea

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

tineal

play \-nē-əl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of tinea

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, worm, moth


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tinea

noun tin·ea \ ˈtin-ē-ə \

medical Definition of tinea

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

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