ectothrix

noun
ec·​to·​thrix | \ ˈek-tə-ˌthriks How to pronounce ectothrix (audio) \

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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“Ectothrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectothrix. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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