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microsporum

noun mi·cros·po·rum \ mī-ˈkräs-pə-rəm \

medical Definition of microsporum

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 plural microspora :any fungus of the genus Microsporum

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