Medical Dictionary

microsporum

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noun mi·cros·po·rum \mī-ˈkräs-pə-rəm\

Medical Definition of microsporum

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of fungi of the family Moniliaceae producing both small, nearly oval single-celled spores and large spindle-shaped multicellular spores with a usually rough outer wall and including several that cause ringworm, tinea capitis, and tinea corporis

  2. 2plural microspora :  any fungus of the genus Microsporum


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