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Epidermophyton

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noun Ep·i·der·moph·y·ton \-(ˌ)dər-ˈmäf-ə-ˌtän\

Medical Definition of Epidermophyton

  1. :  a genus of imperfect fungi that comprises dermatophytes causing disease (as athlete's foot and tinea cruris), that now usually includes a single species (E. floccosum synonyms E. inguinale and E. cruris), and that is sometimes considered a synonym of Trichophyton


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