tinea cruris

noun
fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
Hypernyms: ↑tinea, ↑ringworm, ↑roundworm

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\\-ˈkru̇rə̇s\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, crural tinea
: a fungous infection involving the groin, perineum, and the perianal region

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/kroor"is/, Pathol.
[1920-25; < NL: tinea of the leg]

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  • Tinea cruris — Classification and external resources Tinea cruris on the groin ICD 10 B35.6 …   Wikipedia

  • Tinea cruris — 220px Infección de Tinea cruris. Clasificación y recursos externos CIE 10 B35.6 CIE 9 110.3 …   Wikipedia Español

  • tinea cruris — tiña inguinal. Una dermatofitosis cosmopolita muy frecuente, casi siempre debida a E. floccosum y T. rubrum, que también se conoce como eczema marginado de Hebra y epidermoficia inguinal. Se localiza en la ingle, iniciándose el proceso en la… …   Diccionario médico

  • tinea cruris — [kroor′is] n. JOCK ITCH …   English World dictionary

  • Tinea cruris — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 B35.6 Tinea cruris …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tinea cruris — tinea cru·ris kru̇r əs n a fungal infection involving esp. the groin and perineum * * * tinea in the groin or perineal area, sometimes spreading to nearby regions, seen most often in males who have tinea pedis and have the same etiologic agent… …   Medical dictionary

  • tinea cruris — noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, tinea of the leg Date: circa 1923 ringworm involving especially the groin and perineum called also jock itch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tinea cruris — /kroor is/, Pathol. See jock itch. [1920 25; < NL: tinea of the leg] * * * …   Universalium

  • tinea cruris — tin′ea cru′ris [[t]ˈkrʊər ɪs[/t]] n. pat jock itch • Etymology: 1920–25; < NL: tinea of the leg …   From formal English to slang

  • tinea cruris — A fungal infection of the groin caused by either Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, or T. rubrum; also known as jock itch …   Dictionary of microbiology

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