endothrix

noun
en·​do·​thrix | \ ˈen-də-ˌthriks How to pronounce endothrix (audio) \

Medical Definition of endothrix

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an endothrix fungus of the genus Trichophyton (especially T. tonsurans)

endothrix

adjective

Medical Definition of endothrix (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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 8 Aug. 2020.

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