white piedra

noun

Medical Definition of white piedra

: a form of piedra that affects especially the facial hairs and is caused by fungi of the genus Trichosporan (as T. ovoides and T. inkin)

Learn More About white piedra

Dictionary Entries Near white piedra

white petroleum jelly

white piedra

white plague

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“White piedra.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/white%20piedra. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!