dermatophytosis

noun
der·​ma·​to·​phy·​to·​sis | \ -fī-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce dermatophytosis (audio) \
plural dermatophytoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce dermatophytoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of dermatophytosis

: a disease (as athlete's foot) of the skin or skin derivatives that is caused by a dermatophyte

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