trichomycosis axillaris

noun

trichomycosis ax·​il·​laris -ˌak-sə-'ler-əs How to pronounce trichomycosis axillaris (audio)
: trichomycosis
especially : trichomycosis of the axillary region
While on rare occasions the pubic, scrotal and intergluteal hairs may also be affected, this infection predominantly affects the hairs of the axilla, and thus the condition is referred to as "trichomycosis axillaris." Alexandro Bonifaz et al., International Journal of Trichology

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“Trichomycosis axillaris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trichomycosis%20axillaris. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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