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endothrix

noun en·do·thrix \ ˈen-də-ˌthriks \

medical Definition of endothrix

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

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endothrix

adjective

medical Definition of endothrix

: 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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