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ectothrix

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noun ec·to·thrix \ˈek-tə-ˌthriks\

Medical Definition of ectothrix

  1. :  an ectothrix fungus of the genus Microsporum or Trichophyton


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ectothrix

adjective ec·to·thrix

Medical Definition of ectothrix

  1. :  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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