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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