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en·​do·​thrix ˈen-də-ˌthriks How to pronounce endothrix (audio)
: an endothrix fungus of the genus Trichophyton (especially T. tonsurans)


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: occurring within or penetrating the hair shaft
endothrix dermatophytes
also : characterized by the presence of hyphae and arthroconidia within the hair shaft
endothrix tinea capitis
compare ectothrix

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“Endothrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/endothrix. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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