trichophyte

noun
trich·​o·​phyte | \ ˈtrikəˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of trichophyte

: a fungus of the genus Trichophyton

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“Trichophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichophyte. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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