tinea corporis

noun
tinea cor·​po·​ris | \ -ˈkȯr-pə-rəs How to pronounce tinea corporis (audio) \

Medical Definition of tinea corporis

: a fungal infection involving parts of the body not covered with hair

called also body ringworm

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“Tinea corporis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tinea%20corporis. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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