ectothrix

noun
ec·to·thrix | \ˈek-tə-ˌthriks \

Medical Definition of ectothrix 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an ectothrix fungus of the genus Microsporum or Trichophyton

ectothrix

adjective

Medical Definition of ectothrix (Entry 2 of 2)

: occurring on the surface of the hair shaft ectothrix fungi also : characterized by the presence of hyphae or arthroconidia on the surface of the hair shaft ectothrix tinea capitis — compare endothrix

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